Niagara Gazette

September 24, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Sept. 25

Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls

• THEFT: Police are investigating a theft in the area of 60th Street and Buffalo Avenue. A construction site superintendent told officers that sometime between 2:30 a.m. Friday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday, someone removed more than 15,000 worth of material from the site.

• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested after a shoplifting incident in the 1000 block of Pine Avenue at 2:30 p.m. Monday. Marilyn Theresa Oliver, 47, 3462 Ninth St., was charged with petit larceny. Oliver is accused of taking almost $30 worth of merchandise without paying for it.

City of Lockport

• ROBBERY: Shaquille Walker, 19, 2223 11th St., Niagara Falls, was charged with third-degree robbery, third-degree assault, criminal obstruction, menacing and petit larceny on Monday. At 10:50 p.m., police responded to North Adam Street for a report of a fight. According to the report, a juvenile victim came between Walker and a female who were arguing. Walker punched the juvenile and held him against the wall, choking him but the boy broke free. Walker then  threatened the boy. The victim wished to pursue charges and requested a full order of protection for his family.


• BURGLARY: Hand tools worth $100 and copper wiring worth $2,500 were reported taken from a building in the 2900 block of Carney Road on Saturday. A representative of the building owner said the building had last been checked one week earlier and all was fine. Niagara County Sheriff's deputies checked the building and found an open window, with its screen on the ground in front of it, as well as a pair of bolt cutters on the floor inside the building, away from where the tool normally would be stored. Deputies also documented a message, written on a wall in blue painters tape, that read, "you are going to die."

• LARCENY: A Pennsylvania man reported Monday that an unknown person took his iPhone 4 from an unlocked locker in the men's dressing room at Niagara County Community College. The phone is valued at $425 and the investigation is ongoing.