Niagara Gazette

February 12, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Feb. 12

Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette


Shooting investigated

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a shooting involving a teen on Hess Road Monday afternoon.
The sheriff’s office could not confirm the circumstances of the shooting or the injuries Monday night.

Niagara Falls

• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested after she tried to slash a women with a box cutter during an argument over mashed potatoes. Shaquina Shameka Hill, 23, 515 1/2 Fourth St., Apt. 22, was charged with second-degree menacing and second-degree harassment. An 18-year-old girl told police she was at Hill’s home at 8:45 p.m. Sunday when she and Hill began to argue over mashed potatoes. The victim said Hill went to her bedroom, came out with a box cutter and begin trying to slash her. When Hill failed to slash the victim, she reportedly began throwing things, like a vase and a coffee table at her. The victim was not injured during the incident.


• OBSTRUCTION: Cory M. Lasher, 20, 3179 Palmer Road, was charged with failure to keep right, failure to use a designated lane, obstruction of governmental administration, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration and without insurance. According to the report, Lasher struck a tree on Feb. 2. Sheriff’s deputies located a white 2007 Chrysler 300 in the driveway with heavy front end damage, but Lasher was not home. On Feb. 4, the patrol contacted Lasher who would not give any more information about the incident. On Monday, Lasher was issued five traffic tickets and an appearance ticket for second-degree obstruction of governmental administration.