Niagara Gazette

Local News

May 27, 2013

'Lights out' request turns violent at local drive-in

A man reported to Niagara County Sheriff's deputies Sunday night that he was punched by a woman Sunday night at the Transit Drive-In on South Transit Road.

Parked in front of one of the screens with a woman, the man said they noticed a neighboring car had its headlights on and they were shining onto the movie screen.

Failing to get the lone occupant of the car's attention, the woman in the car with the victim said she walked over to the car and asked the occupant to turn off the lights. The woman in the car replied, "(Expletive) off."

A short time later the occupant of the car walked over to the man and woman's car, opened the driver's-side door and punched the man in the head. She then drove off. 

The man wasn't injured but did wish to press charges. A license plate number was provided to deputies and they determined it belonged to a Tonawanda woman. A phone message was left at her home.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News
Featured Ads
Seasonal Content
House Ads
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
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

Do you think cigarette sales to non-Native American customers should be taxed on reservations?

Yes. Items should be taxed like they are everywhere else.
No, the indian reservations are sovereign land and they are selling them on their land.
Not up to me. Native Americans decide the rules on their land.
Don't care. Smoking isn't good for you.
     View Results