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Police Reports

April 4, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published April 4


Robbery suspects quickly caught

Lockport police quickly nabbed two men they say robbed a person near a sub shop on Main Street about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Responding to the robbery call, arriving officers spotted two men fitting the description of the suspects, and when they approached, the two men took off running. Demitrius Cole, 19, was quickly apprehended.

Patrols began looking for the second suspect and saw a basement door that seemed off. With the homeowner’s permission, officers entered the basement, where they found Ralph Williams III, unknown age, hiding.

Both Cole and Williams were charged with second-degree robbery, third-degree menacing, petit larceny, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest.

Cole is also facing charges of robbery for an incident that occurred on Pine Street on Saturday.


Niagara Falls

• ROBBERY: Police are investigating a robbery in the 400 block of 23rd Street. A 45-year-old man told officers he was in his home at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday when two men came in and punched in him in the face. The victim said the suspects then took his debit cards.

• THEFT: Officers are looking for a man after a shoplifting incident in the 1700 block of Pine Avenue at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. An employee told police the suspect entered the store and took an 18-pack of beer without paying for it.

• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after a domestic incident in the 1900 block of Falls Street at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. Richard K. Conklin, 57, 448 Portage Road, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief.

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