Niagara Gazette

Crime

January 21, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Jan. 22

NIAGARA FALLS

Nurses attacked at Memorial

A Falls woman was arrested after she assaulted two nurses in the emergency room at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center at 3:40 p.m. Sunday. 

Toni Marie Soliday, 33, 8260 Lockport Road, was charged with two counts of second-degree assault. 

She is accused of kicking one nurse in the stomach and head-butting another nurse as they tried to treat her.

     

Suspect in car break-in caught by vehicle owner

Falls police were called to the 2400 block of Seneca Avenue about 9:15 p.m. Sunday for a report of a vehicle break-in and suspect in custody.

Officers responded to the VFW Post 917 where it was reported a patron there was inside when he was informed by a bartender that someone was standing near his truck. When the patron went outside, he saw the man sitting in the cab of the truck. 

After a confrontation, the suspect in the truck took off running with the patron, a Wheatfield man, in pursuit. The suspect was evenutally caught in the 2400 block of Seneca. The suspect, Manuel L. Diaz, was held for police. He was later charged with petit larceny and possession of burglary tools.

   

Niagara Falls

BURGLARY: A resident on the 2700 block of Cleveland Avenue told police he arrived home about 8 p.m. Sunday and noticed his home's side door was damaged and opened. The man said he called police from his vehicle and while waiting for officers to arrive noticed an older style Chevy/GMC dark-colored blue or grey pickup about to pull in his driveway. The resident said when the driver noticed him, he drove off but drove by a second time minutes later. The resident was unable to get a plate number. When police investigated the home, a 32-inch TV and laptop computer were discovered missing.

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