Niagara Gazette

September 26, 2012

BLOTTER: Police reports published Sept. 27

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Niagara Gazette

— Niagara Falls

• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 900 block of Main Street. A store owner told officers that sometime between 2:15 and 5:20 a.m. Tuesday, someone broke into his business by smashing the glass in the front entrance door. The victim said a large quantity of lottery tickets, all the Newport 100 cigarettes in the store, $1,500 worth of "White Cat' cigars and a large amount of cash were taken.

• THEFT: Officers are looking into a car break-in in the 2600 block of Walnut Avenue. A 27-year-old man told police that sometime between 5 and 11 a.m. Tuesday, someone broke into his 2007 Honda Accord by smashing the passenger-side, front window. The victim said a satellite radio system was taken.

• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 1000 block of Buffalo Avenue. An employee of a business formerly located at the site told officers that sometime between Sept. 1 and 1 p.m. Monday, someone broke into an abandoned warehouse and took all of the copper wire in the facility. The warehouse appeared to have been entered through a door that was forced open. The value of the stolen copper is estimated at $10,000.

• BURGLARY: Officers are looking into a burglary in the 1800 block of North Avenue. A 29-year-old woman told police that sometime between 4 and 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, someone broke into her apartment by cutting through the screen on a rear window. The victim said two flat-screen televisions were taken.

• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 2800 block of Lewiston Road. A 23-year-old man told officers that sometime between 9:30 and 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, someone broke into his apartment through an unlocked bedroom window. The victim said an Xbox 360 game system, two comforters, two televisions, two watches, a pair of boots, some cash and cologne were taken.