Niagara Gazette


February 8, 2009

BLOTTER: Police reports published Feb. 9

Niagara Falls

• 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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