Niagara Gazette

Police Reports

January 2, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Jan. 3


• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after he jumped from a vehicle being chased by police in the 1800 block of Michigan Avenue at 3:01 p.m. Tuesday. Officers were attempting to stop the vehicle to investigate a report that the occupants of the car had a sawed-off shotgun. Police were able to stop the car at the intersection of 16th Street and Michigan Avenue, The remaining passengers and the driver of the car fled the area, but officers found a sawed-off shotgun in the trunk of the vehicle. Jheryl Brashad Carter, 23, 416 12th St., was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and unlawful possession of marijuana. Carter also had pot in his possession when he was taken into custody.

 ROBBERY: Detectives are looking for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery of a convenience store in the 1500 block of Pine Avenue. A clerk told patrol officers that a male suspect entered the store at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday and walked straight to the front counter. The suspect pulled out a large steak knife and demanded cash from the register. The clerk gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and five packs of Newport cigarettes. The suspect was last seen running west on Pine Avenue toward 15th Street.



 GRAND LARCENY: The owner of Salon Nouveau on Sawyer Road reported sometime between Saturday and Tuesday January 1 an unknown person entered the salon and stole $1,300 from a cash box. 

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