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Police Reports

April 1, 2013

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Niagara Falls

• ROBBERY: Police are investigating a reported armed robbery which occurred at 5:12 a.m. Saturday at a convenience store in the 2600 block of Niagara Street. A store employee said a black man, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants a black bandanna over his face and surgical gloves approached her and told her to put the cash register drawer on the counter while waving a handgun at her. He also demanded she put all of her packages of Newport cigarettes on the counter, she said. He took $40 and seven packages of the cigarettes and left the store heading east on Niagara Street on foot. Officers report a search was negative for the suspect.

 
• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a reported burglary which occurred between 9:30 p.m. Friday and 3:30 a.m. Saturday from an apartment in the 9000 block of Zito Drive. The victim, a 26-year-old man, told officers a 54-inch television, two video game systems and six games were taken after he returned home to find his front door ajar. Total damages and loss are estimated to be $1,260.

 
•THEFT: Officers are investigating a reported theft from a vehicle which happened between 11 p.m. Friday and 2:40 a.m. Saturday. The owner, a 25-year-old Falls man, said he parked in a parking lot in the 400 block of Third Street and went to a nearby bar. When he returned, he said, he found a window smashed and the CD player missing from his center console. He said damages and losses are estimated at $651.

 
• VEHICLE FIRE: Police responded to a report at 1:30 a.m. Saturday of a vehicle on fire near an apartment building in the 200 block of Portage Road. The victim, a 44-year-old Falls man, said he parked his car and entered an apartment on the other side of the building. He said he heard explosions and sirens and exited the building to find it was his vehicle on fire. He told police he has no known enemies and his vehicle hadn’t experienced any mechanical failures which would have led to a vehicle fire.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 18

    Police are investigating a theft from a convenience store in the 2600 block of Niagara Street. A clerk told officers that four suspects, two males and two females, entered the store at 5:32 a.m. Wednesday and one of the women brought several items to the counter and paid for them with a New York state benefit card. 

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 17

    A Ransomville man with alcohol-related convictions was charged with felony driving while intoxicated Sunday night, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. 

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 16

    A Niagara Falls man told police that he was attacked by two men while walking by himself Monday evening in the 600 block alleyway between 19th and 20th streets. 

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 15

    Lockport police quickly caught up with two teens charged with breaking into a Main Street restaurant early Sunday morning.

     

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 14

    A 54-year-old motorcyclist was flown to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight after he collided with another motorcycle on Hartland Road Saturday afternoon.

     

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 13

    A Lockport man was flown by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center after a car-motorcycle collision on Fisk Road Friday afternoon.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 12

    Police are investigating a burglary in the 2500 block of 29th Street. An agent with the CSX Railroad Security Department told officers that sometime between April 4 and noon Monday, someone forced open the door to a storage shed on his company’s property.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 11

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

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 10

    Falls police are searching for two suspects who approached multiple Seneca Niagara Casino patrons in a series of attempted robberies.

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  • • Cops sig BLOTTER: Police reports published April 9

    Officers are looking into a car break-in in a parking lot in the 700 block of Whirlpool Street. 

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