Niagara Gazette

Police Reports

April 8, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published April 8

WHEATFIELD

Bicyclist hit by car and killed in Wheatfield

 
A 67-year-old bicyclist was struck by a car and killed about 10 p.m. Saturday on Lockport Road, near Walmore Road.
A 17-year-old female was driving the vehicle that struck the bicyclist. She was not injured.
The bicyclist, Herbert Luffman of Lockport Road, was taken to Mount St. Mary’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The sheriff’s office did not release the name of the driver. No charges have been filed.
 
   
LOCKPORT

 
Man charged with sparking large grass fire

 
An Appleton man was arrested following a large grass fire off of Crosby Road in the Town of Lockport Saturday afternoon.
Rapids Fire Chief Barry Kobran said his fire company first responded to the blaze about 3:30 p.m. but it quickly grew very large, requiring multiple fire agencies to respond. He said the fire burned about 3 acres of land.
Peter Johnson, 28, of Hess Road in Appleton, told Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies he had intended to start a small bonfire with his family but the wind got hold of the flames and it quickly got out of control.
Johnson was charged with open burning.


 
Niagara Falls

 
• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a reported burglary which happened between 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:11 p.m. Friday at a residence in the 2000 block of 16th Street. The daughter of the victim, a 53-year-old woman, told officers she checks the residence every day and when she arrived Friday, she found the dining room window shattered. She checked the residence and noticed a Nintendo Wii gaming system missing from its regular location. She also noticed two cell phones were missing, as well as assorted jewelry. The daughter said damages and losses total about $900, not including the jewelry.
 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Police Reports
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Amphibious Landing Practice in Hawaii Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page