• 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.
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Police are investigating a burglary in the 3000 block of Welch Avenue.
Neck tattoo undoes Falls man during Newfane traffic stop
Niagara County Sheriff's deputies said they verified the identity of a man stopped for speeding by positively identifying a tattoo on his neck Thursday morning.
Students from Michigan arrested for venturing onto dangerous ice at Terrapin Point
Neither fences, nor caution tape, nor the threat of plunging over the falls was enough to deter five Michigan college students from climbing out on an icy ledge at Terrapin Point on Thursday.
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William P. Garvey, 21, 1010 Ontario St., Apt. lower, Niagara Falls, was charged Monday with second-degree criminal contempt.
Lockport hit-and-run driver found by sheriff's deputies
Niagara County Sheriff's deputies tracked down and arrested a driver Tuesday night that was involved in a hit-and-run accident at Lincoln and Beattie avenues that involved a pregnant woman.
- Sheriff's office looking into rise in meth labs Several recent investigations into local meth labs show a rise in the production of methamphetamine in the area, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday afternoon.
Two arrested after walking on to ice at Niagara Falls State Park
A pair of Pennsylvania men were arrested Wednesday after they decided to venture out on an icy overhang at Terrapin Point.
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A raging fire that began inside an auto shop sent dozens of firefighters to Fletcher Street Tuesday evening, shutting down several blocks of the street and decimating a structure.
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Officers are looking into a reported robbery in the area of Pine Avenue and Ninth Street. A 73-year-old man told police he as walking in that area at 8;30 p.m. Saturday when he was approached by two male suspects.
- State Police arrest three for DWI New York State Police made three DWI arrests this weekend in separate incidents throughout the county.
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