Niagara Gazette

May 4, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published May 3

Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls

• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 1700 block of Ashland Avenue. A property owner told officers that sometime between April 1 and noon Thursday, someone broke into his vacant home by breaking a rear window. The victim said about 8 feet of copper pipe was taken from the home.

• VANDALISM: Officers are looking for a suspect in a road rage incident. A 22-year-old woman told police  she was stopped in her car at Niagara Falls Boulevard and Packard Road at 3:45 p.m., Thursday, when she beeped her horn to get a car in front of her to move. The victim said a female suspect then got out of the car in front of her and kicked the car several times. The suspect told the victim, “I’ll beat your (expletive) if you ever beep at me.”

• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after a domestic violence incident in the 2200 block of Welch Avenue at 10:50 a.m., Thursday. Maurice Floyd Kraft III, 30, 1533 Pierce Ave., Apt. 2, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief.