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Police Reports

January 20, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published Jan. 19

Niagara Falls

• ARREST: A Buffalo man was arrested following a reported incident between 2:30 and 2:50 a.m. Saturday at a hotel in the 300 block of Sixth Street. Antwan Davis, 35, 36 Hempstead Ave., Buffalo, was charged with public lewdness after being asked to leave the hotel by security and police. Officers report Davis was argumentative before agreeing to leave in the presence of two unknown women. Once he left the building, he turned around to face security and police and exposed himself before allegedly urinating on a parked car. Officers placed him under arrest without incident and transported him to headquarters. However, police report, Davis became argumentative again during the booking process and, once in his cell, told police “I’m going to come back and kill your whole family. Your mother, your father and you.”

• THEFT: Police are investigating a reported theft between 7:55 and 8:18 p.m. Friday from a drug store in the 1000 block of Pine Avenue. An employee of the store told officers a man about 60 years old who frequently causes problems and shoplifts from the store entered, took several toiletries and other boxes from the store’s shelves and entered the bathroom for several minutes. The employee said he could be heard scratching barcodes from boxes and opening packages in the bathroom. He reportedly left the store without paying. The employee tried to track the man down, following him to a building in the 600 block of Cedar Avenue. A witness at the scene, a security guard at a nearby building, told police he believes the man to be residing at an area shelter and his employer refuses to allow the man to enter the store due to his behavior.

• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested following a reported burglary in progress at 6:45 p.m. Friday at a residence in the 1500 block of Pine Avenue. John Hockenberger, 19, 1511 Pine Ave., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after police said he reported someone attempting to burglarize his apartment. Officers said he told police someone he owed $200 was attempting to open his door, though he didn’t elaborate on the reason fro the debt. While in the apartment, police report, marijuana smoke was lingering in the air. Officers asked Hockenberger if he was smoking, to which he replied “Yes.” Asked if he still had marijuana in his possession, he said “yes,” according to police. He then produced one bag of marijuana in his pants pocket and another on a table.

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    A North Tonawanda couple is accused of stealing textbooks from Niagara County Community College, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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