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June 19, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published June 19


Falling trees damage vehicle, house

Several trees and power lines fell at a residence on the 7500 block of Gow Road during the storm Tuesday night's storm, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. 

A large cedar tree fell on the homeowner's 2008 Chevrolet Silverado, damaging the hood, windshield and passenger side mirror. Another large tree damaged the roof and siding on the home. 

The homeowner was advised that a report would be on file and the power company was notified about the downed power lines.

A large tree also fell across the roadway at the intersection of Gow and Bishop roads. 


Niagara Falls

• SHOOTING: Police are investigating a shooting in the 1600 block of Niagara Street. Witnesses told police they heard a "pow" noise at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday and and then saw an older model Ford truck "take off east down Niagara Street." Officers said they observed a damaged window in an unoccupied apartment at the scene.

• THEFT: Officers are looking into a theft from the 4300 block of Crescent Drive. A construction supervisor told police that sometime between 4 p.m. Monday and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday someone stole a portable water meter, cart and hydrant wrench from his job site. 

• THEFT: Police are investigating a pair of storage trailer break-ins in the 4800 block of Henry Avenue. A company owner told officers that sometime between June 10 and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, someone broke into the trailers by prying open the doors, The victim said a a large quantity of smoke detectors, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and door chimes was taken.

• THEFT: Officers are looking into an SUV break-in in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Portage Road. A 47-year-old man told police that sometime between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday someone broke into his 2006 Chrysler Town & Country SUV by unknown means. The victim said four CDs, some change and his hearing aid was taken from the vehicle.

North Tonawanda

• LARCENY: Jaclyne M. Tallau, 24, of North Avenue, Niagara Falls, turned herself into police and was charged at 7:39 p.m. Tuesday with petit larceny. She was released for court on $250 bail. 

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