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June 4, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published June 4


Woman struck Sunday remains hospitalized

Lewiston police say a 61-year-old woman, struck down on Center Street on Sunday afternoon remains in critical condition at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo.

The accident occurred about 2:30 p.m. in the area of Center and Seventh streets in the village. The victim was treated at the scene by Lewiston No. 1 EMS, before being flown by Mercy Flight to ECMC.

Police said the cause of the accident remains under investigation. No charges have been filed against the driver of the car that hit the woman. 


Niagara Falls

• ASSAULT: Police are investigating an assault in the 2700 block of Highland Avenue. Two teens told officers they were walking to a deli at 8:30 p.m. Monday when a female suspect jumped out of a pickup truck and began to run at them. The suspect began fighting with one of the teens and was sprayed with an unknown substance. A second suspect then approached the other teen and began slashing at her face with a box cutter. The victim suffered four cuts on her face. Both suspects then fled from the area.

• THEFT: Officers are looking into a theft from the 600 block of 67th Street. A 30-year-old man told police that sometime between 7 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m Monday someone broke into his 2014 Jeep Wrangler by unknown means. The victim said a laptop computer, a cell phone, a pair of headphones and a GPS system were taken.


• DWI: September L. Edwards, 55, 36 South St., Middleport, was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated and failing to keep right. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office said Edwards was remanded to the jail in lieu of $250 bail and appeared Tuesday in Royalton Town Court.


• LARCENY: The Niagara County Sheriff's Office said a Johnson Creek Road man's 12-foot field drag was taken sometime over the winter. The all steel drag, valued at $1,500, weighed several hundred pounds, leading the victim to speculate it was taken by a tractor or cut into pieces and removed with a truck. A report was filed.

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