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Police Reports

November 23, 2012

BLOTTER: Police reports published Nov. 23

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ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested following a vehicle chase at 9 p.m. Wednesday. Erika Crockett, 21, 2202 Weston Ave., was charged with obstruction of justice, failing to yield to a police vehicle, speeding, running a red light and other traffic violations after she was spotted driving faster than the speed limit and running a red light on Portage Road. Officers allege she didn't stop despite signaling her with emergency lights and tried to make sharp turns without signaling to avoid being pulled over. She eventually stopped her vehicle on 15th Street and Pierce Avenue.

ARREST: A Falls man was arrested following a traffic stop on Porter Road at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday. Barry Hollis, 34, 32 Expressway Village, was charged with reckless driving, speeding and other traffic violations after officers allege he was driving erratically.

THEFT: Police are investigating a reported theft in the 3300 block of Hyde Park Boulevard which occurred at approximately 11:50 a.m. Wednesday. The victim, a 57-year-old man, told officers men stole about $100 of scrap metal from a pile on his property. He said he saw a gold Hyundai sport utility vehicle parked in front of his house he didn't recognize. Investigating, he saw the men putting the scrap into the vehicle and they drove away.

ARREST: A Lackawanna woman was arrested after she drove her vehicle onto restricted private property in the 4700 block of Buffalo Avenue at 5:22 a.m. Wednesday. Molly Carr, 45, 119 E. Minor Ave., Lackawanna, was charged with third-degree trespass, driving under the influence and possession of a controlled substance after security for a company reported she had driven onto private property, driven in circles, driven back out the gate and then back in again. Carr reportedly was listening to loud music in the vehicle and wouldn't acknowledge security when the guard tried to make contact with her. After she was arrested, police report finding several prescription drugs on her and she told officers she'd had a few drinks at the casino.

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