Niagara Gazette

Police Reports

April 27, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published April 27

NIAGARA FALLS

Walnut Avenue crash investigated

Falls Police Traffic Division crash investigators are looking into a one-car accident that left the driver of the vehicle in serious condition.

The accident occurred around 6 p.m. Saturday on Walnut Avenue between 17th and 18th streets. The vehicle rolled over and the driver was ejected. He was rushed to the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo with what were described as serious head injuries. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

 

WILSON

Barn burner referred to DEC

Two local fire companies responded to a barn fire that was set intentionally by its owner Saturday morning.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a barn fire at 2716 Wilson Cambria Road at 9:23 a.m. Saturday. A responding deputy interviewed the property owner, Mark S. Milley, who took credit for the fire.

“Milley said he started the fire using lighter fluid and was only trying to burn half of the barn down to clear the land,” the deputy’s report said. “Milley was advised of the open burn laws in New York state and (was) told he would be contacted by a DEC officer for a follow up.”

The responding deputy arrived on the scene and found a “partial structure of an old barn engulfed in flames” behind Milley’s house, the report said. Volunteers from the South Wilson and Wilson fire companies put out the fire.

A state Department of Environmental Conservation officer was in touch with Milley around noon Saturday, the deputy reported.

 

LOCKPORT

Teen facing sex charges

A Lockport teen has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a Newfane youth.

Jared A. Person, 18, was charged with first-degree criminal sexual act, a felony, and sexual misconduct Thursday.

A New York State Police investigator received a report from the state Department of Social Services’ Child Abuse Hotline earlier this month regarding the sexual assault of a person younger than 17 years old. Person is accused of assaulting the victim “with force” in Newfane, the agency said in a Saturday press release.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Police Reports
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong
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