• 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 theft from a convenience store in the 2600 block of Niagara Street. A clerk told officers that four suspects, two males and two females, entered the store at 5:32 a.m. Wednesday and one of the women brought several items to the counter and paid for them with a New York state benefit card.
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BLOTTER: Police reports published April 17
A Ransomville man with alcohol-related convictions was charged with felony driving while intoxicated Sunday night, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said.
BLOTTER: Police reports published April 16
A Niagara Falls man told police that he was attacked by two men while walking by himself Monday evening in the 600 block alleyway between 19th and 20th streets.
Route 31 checkpoint nets six arrests in Lewiston
New York State Police and the Niagara County Sheriff's Office made six arrests after teaming up for a sobriety checkpoint Friday on Route 31 in Lewiston.
Newfane cemetery investigation could lead to new life for site
A Niagara County Sheriff's sergeant responding to a complaint involving an old cemetery on Lake Road may have sparked an effort to restore the property.
Injured Lockport man charged in Saturday morning stabbing incident
Lockport police have arrested one of the victims involved in an early morning stabbing incident in Lockport.
BLOTTER: Police reports published April 15
Lockport police quickly caught up with two teens charged with breaking into a Main Street restaurant early Sunday morning.
BLOTTER: Police reports published April 14
A 54-year-old motorcyclist was flown to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight after he collided with another motorcycle on Hartland Road Saturday afternoon.
BLOTTER: Police reports published April 13
A Lockport man was flown by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center after a car-motorcycle collision on Fisk Road Friday afternoon.
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