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June 16, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published June 16

NIAGARA FALLS
Maid of Mist dock repaired
Crews worked for hours to repair the Maid of the Mist dock on the American side Saturday.
According to a Maid of the Mist spokesman, two floating dock connections gave way this morning. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. as one of the Maid of the Mist boats was approaching the dock.
Passengers safely left the boat without incident.
Crews worked to install replacement connections. The attraction started running it’s normal operation schedule around 3 p.m.
    
BATAVIA
Rescuer pulls man from creek
Authorities say an unidentified good Samaritan plunged into a creek to assist a man spotted floating in the water.
The rescue happened around 9 a.m. Friday. Batavia Fire Capt. Craig Williams said the episode started when a resident heard someone moaning in the Tonawanda Creek.
She told her husband, who flagged down a passing motorist, who went into the water to pull the floating man out.
Authorities weren’t sure what was wrong with the man in the creek or how he got in the water, but said he appeared groggy.
He was treated at an area hospital.
Williams says that after performing the rescue, the motorist drove off without telling anyone his name.  

 
Niagara Falls
 
• THEFT: Police are investigating a reported theft that occurred between 9 a.m. Monday, April 1 and 9 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Ferry Avenue. The victim, a 56-year-old woman, told police more than 90 fraudulent charges had been placed on her credit card account in the timeframe. She said she’s canceled her card and started new accounts multiple times and charges continue to accrue. She said her granddaughter confessed to being involved and offered to make restitution but when she provided the credit card for her to mail a payment, no payment was received and new charges occurred. She said she was required to file the police report by her bank.

 

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Police Reports
  • • 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. 

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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. 

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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. 

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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.

     

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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.

     

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • • 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. 

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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