• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested for drinking in public and causing a disturbance. Michael Blair Duncan, 37, 2722 Whitney Ave., was charged with restricted use of alcohol in a public place. Duncan was picked up at 6:40 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Fourth Street with an open bottle of vodka after he created a disturbance that alarmed neighbors.
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested for drunken driving. Joel A. Mosher, 40, 176 Paul Road, was charged with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure too stop at a stop sign and no brake light. Mosher was stopped by police in the 1900 block of Whitney Avenue at 3:06 p.m. Sunday. He failed field sobriety tests and refused to take a Breathalyzer test.
• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested after a shoplifting incident. Nordeen Valborg, 44, 1941 Whitney Ave., was charged with petit larceny. She is accused of taking some soap and body wash from a store in the 1700 block of Pine Avenue at 11:42 a.m. Sunday.
• ROBBERY: Police are investigating a robbery in the 1800 block alley between Willow and Linwood avenues. A 15-year-old boy told officers he was walking home at 8:20 p.m. Sunday when a man in the alley stopped him, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The boy said he gave the man his wallet and cell phone. The suspect was last seen running east down the alley.
• HARASSMENT: A Pendale Circle man reported Saturday he received an e-mail that caused him to fear for his safety. The head of the “Death Roll Squad” said he was paid by a client to assassinate the victim. The victim received the e-mail at his personal AOL account and he was advised to contact AOL Administration in an effort to allow the company to find information regarding the sender.
- City street shut down after teen lashes out at CPS worker, barricades himself in home A teenager who refused to cooperate with representatives from Child Protective Services caused Niagara Falls police to shut down part of a city street for about an hour Wednesday morning.
- Woman charged in NT arsons being held without bail Michelle Johnston, 41, of North Tonawanda is facing two additional counts of second degree arson and one count of falsely reporting an incident after police arrested her in connection to the fire at 7 Fifth Ave., early Sunday and for allegedly setting her own home, at 15 Fifth Ave., on fire early Wednesday morning.
BLOTTER: Police reports published July 24
A 42-year-old Falls man told police that he was robbed by two men in front of Spallino Towers about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday.
Unruly teenager leads to shutdown of 800 block of Armory Place
A teenager who refused to cooperate with representatives from Child Protective Services caused Niagara Falls police to shut down part of a city street for about an hour Wednesday morning.
Home on 20th Street reportedly shot at again
Falls police were called to a home on the 2700 block of 20th Street about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday for a report of shots fired.
Police say NT arson suspect arrested again after setting fire to her own home
A 5th Avenue woman has been arrested once again, accused of setting more fires on the street she lives on, according to the North Tonawanda Police Department.
BLOTTER: Police reports published July 23
Thirteen vehicles on or near East High Street in the Town of Lockport were entered between 2 and 7 a.m. Sunday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office reported.
- Falls police probe pair of shootings Falls police are investigating a pair of shootings Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
Rochester bicyclists injured in Lockport crash
A 24-year-old woman and her 52-year-old step-father were taken to Lockport Hospital Monday morning after the woman was struck with something and their bikes collided.
- Falls narcotics detectives hit Belden Place home Falls Police narcotics detectives and Emergency Response Team officers have taken down another neighborhood drug house.
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