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March 1, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published March 1

BUFFALO

UB police arrest suspect in gun incident

 
University at Buffalo police arrested a Cheektowaga man who allegedly displayed a handgun earlier this week in south campus’ Clark Hall. 
Damon Erving, 23, of 72 Windwood Ave., was charged with second-degree menacing and unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds after displaying what was likely a BB gun around 3 p.m. Monday in the Clark Hall gym. 
Erving, who is not affiliated with the school, pulled out the BB gun during an argument while playing a game of pick-up basketball. 
No shots were fired and no one was injured.
Police said Erving, who has been banned from both UB campuses, is cooperating with authorities. 
 
NEWFANE

 
Man shoots self in hand

 
Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a business on IDA Park about 4 p.m. Tuesday for a man with a gunshot wound.
The victim, a 38-year-old Hatter Road man, told deputies he pulled his Glock 22 out of his range bag in the parking lot of his employer and attempted to clear the weapon when it discharged, injuring his left pinkie finger.
Deputies took possession of the weapon and his permit.  
 
Niagara Falls

 
• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 9800 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard. A 40-year-old woman told officers that sometime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday someone broke into her apartment by forcing open a door. The victim said a 42-inch TV was taken.
 
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested on drunken driving and drug charges after a traffic stop in the 1100 block of North Avenue at 8:34 p.m. Wednesday. Eddie L. George Jr., 26, 2219 Niagara Ave., was charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated, third- and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and improper right turn.
 

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    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. 

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  • • 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. 

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  • • 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. 

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  • • 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.

     

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  • • 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.

     

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  • • 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.

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  • • 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.

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  • • 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.

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  • • 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.

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  • • 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. 

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