Niagara Gazette

Crime

August 3, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Aug. 1

PORTER
Dirt bike stolen from Falls located
Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies located a Kawasaki 450cc dirt bike stolen out of Niagara Falls in the garage of a Lake Road address on Saturday.
The resident told deputies he bought the bike about two weeks ago from a man he only knew as Goat. The resident said he gave Goat $500 for the bike, which sheriff’s deputies said was worth $8,500.
  
LEWISTON
Two arrested after Lewiston police break up burglary
Two Lewiston teens were charged after Lewiston police spotted them rummaging through dresser drawers in a Oak Hill Drive home about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.
The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office reported that the two suspects — a 19-year-old Lewiston man and a 16-year-old Lewiston girl — both initially resisted arrest but were eventually handcuffed.
Both the Lewiston Police Department and the sheriff’s office are continuing to investigate the incident.
  
Stolen vehicles found by deputies
A pair of vehicles reported stolen were found by sheriff’s deputies on Monday in the town.
About 6 p.m., deputies were called to a 2007 Chevy Silverado found stripped in the woods behind a Black Nose Spring Road address. When a deputy arrived, he found the burned-out and stripped vehicle up against a tree in a mud puddle, The deputy also found that two men were putting chains around the burnt-out frame. The vehicle’s cab and body were removed from the frame and other parts had been stripped off as well. The two men said they were moving the frame so they could go “mudding.”
Only the cab was recovered Monday. Deputies said the rest of the truck, reported stolen out of Niagara Falls, would be removed later.
A couple hours later, deputies recovered a ‘93 Ford reported stolen out of the Falls, in a field behind a Chew Road address.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Crime
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike US Teen Beaten in Mideast Talks About Ordeal 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page