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Police Reports

May 31, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published May 30


• BURGLARY: A woman who returned home from a hospital in Buffalo where she was tending to her sick husband Tuesday afternoon arrived to find her home had been burglarized. The victim told police that she returned home at about 3:30 p.m. to find her house in the 2000 block of Lockport Street had been broken into and two television sets, valued at $1,200, had been stolen. While on the scene, officers were approached by a “friend” of the victim’s husband who said earlier in the day he had a conversation with a man at a local convenience store who said he had just sold two televisions, matching those taken from the home earlier in the day, for $200. Another individual identified as a “friend” in police reports confirmed the same story, police said. 
The victim later told police she had discovered that several pieces of boy’s clothing had been stolen from the home, with a total value of about $500.  
The matter remains under investigation. 

• BURGLARY: City officers were called to a home in the 1100 block of Niagara Avenue early Tuesday to investigate a report of a burglary. Reports said the victim told police that sometime between 3 p.m. Friday and 12:30 p.m. Tuesday someone entered his unsecured garage and stole several items, including pieces of copper, a cast iron tub and a power washer. Total loss was listed at $700.

• LARCENY: A report of a theft from a vehicle brought city officers to a home in the 200 block of 76th Street on Saturday. The victim told police that sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday someone entered his unlocked vehicle and removed several items, including a GPS system valued at $250. 

• BURGLARY: Officers on Tuesday investigated a report of a break-in at a home in the 1000 block of 85th Street. The victim told police that she went into her garage on Tuesday for the first time in several days and noticed several tools missing from the walls, including pneumatic tools and a drill press. She also said a television set and several wrenches appeared to be gone as well. Total loss was listed at $400. 

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