• VANDALISM: Falls police were called to the Trott Access Center on 11th Street on Thursday morning for a report of a damaged van. A Niagara County Work Relief supervisor told police someone broke a rear window of the work van overnight. There was no other damage to the van. Video surveillance of the area the van was parked in will be reviewed by Falls police.
• THEFT: A 16th Street resident reported that sometime took the tailgate from his Chevy S-10 pickup truck over night Wednesday. The truck was parked in the alley behind his house. The estimated loss is $250.
• CHARGED: Anthony G. Harris, 52, 2808 20th St., was charged with petit larceny and seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance about 9 p.m. Thursday, according to Falls police. Responding to a report of a shoplifter at a store on the 1500 block of Military Road, officers found Harris running through the parking lot and stopped him. He told police, "I was gonna pay for it. I have the money." He was brought back to the store where staff verified he was the shoplifting suspect. He had a $212 stereo. He was also found to have several pills without a valid prescription.
• CHARGED: Anna J. Jaciw, 58, Toronto, was charged with petit larceny about 6 p.m. Thursday, according to Falls police. Security at a store on the 1500 block of Military Road told police they saw Jaciw put $35 worth of clothing in a plastic bag and try to walk out of the store without paying for it.