Niagara Gazette

Police Reports

January 20, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published Jan. 20




• CHARGED: Claudia J. Herbold, 61, 3253 Lower Mountain Road, Sanborn, was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, moving from a lane unsafely and failure to keep right about 2:15 a.m. Sunday, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Investigating a reckless driver complaint, deputies found Herbold's car crashed against a guardrail in the westbound lane while facing an eastbound direction at Ridge and Beebe roads. A witness said they saw Herbold driving east in the westbound lane of Ridge Road. The witness sad the car was swerving all over the road and hit the business sign of a winery on Ridge Road. The car continued on, until it hit the guardrail. When deputies asked for Herbold's license, she tried to give them two different credit cards and appeared intoxicated. She told deputies the last thing she remembered was being at a bar on Ridge Road on Friday. She failed field sobriety tests and was taken into custody. A breath test showed her blood alcohol content to be 0.0 percent. A blood sample was taken at a local hospital.



• DWI: Nick E. Turvey Jr., 23, 5332 Chestnut Road, was charged with DWI and speeding about 1 a.m. Sunday, according to Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Turvey was spotted by a deputy traveling 57 mph in a 45 mph zone on Lockport Olcott Road. He appeared intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests. A breath test determined his blood alcohol content to be 0.10 percent. 



DWI: John A. Rudes, 18, of Lockport, was charged with driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of marijuana early Saturday on Lewiston Road. Rudes was released into the custody of a third party, according to New York State Police.


Town of Lockport

FALSE REPORT: William D. Kosztowniak, 29, 6732 Akron Road, was charged Tuesday with falsely reporting to law enforcement. He was taken to Niagara County Jail on $500 bail.



MISCHIEF: April L. Bradley, 31, of Wilson, was charged Tuesday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. New York State Police said Bradley was released to a third party.



LARCENY: Hartland Cemetery reported someone took two 5-foot and two 10-foot copper downspouts from the chapel, which is next to Ridge Road. The copper was valued at $500. Gutters on the building were also damaged in an effort to remove them.

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