Niagara Falls

CHARGED: Isom L. Shavers, 39, 2515 Welch Ave., was charged with driving while intoxicated and running a stop sign about 10:15 p.m. Saturday, according to city police. Shavers was charged after he ran a stop sign on the 1500 block of Pine Avenue and almost hit a patrol car. He failed several field sobriety tests at the scene, but later refused a breath test.

CHARGED: Phillip M. Payne, 27, 2141 Bedell Road, Apt. B, Grand Island, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police. Payne was charged following the investigation of a hit-and-run accident on the 1300 block alley between Whitney and Pierce avenues. Officers found a bag of marijuana in Payne’s shoe.

CHARGED: Michael J. Lanich, 22, 248 79th St., was charged with disorderly conduct about 1 p.m. Sunday, according to police. Lanich was charged following officers being called to an unwanted party complaint at 248 79th St.

CHARGED: Matthew J. Lewis, 47, of Grand Island, was charged with disorderly conduct about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, according to Falls police. Lewis was turned over to police and charged after security at Seneca Niagara Casino said Lewis was injured in an altercation at the casino and became uncooperative and combative while receiving medical treatment.

STABBING: Police were called to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center about 5:30 p.m. Saturday for a man who had been stabbed in the cheek. Officers said the 23-year-old Spruce Avenue man was uncooperative and told him he had been attacked by an unknown person on the 1800 block of Elmwood Avenue. His wound required four stitches.

THEFT: A 19th Street woman told police she had let a man stay at her home overnight Saturday and when she returned from a quick trip to the store Sunday morning, the man was gone along with $750, a DVD player and 24 DVDs.

INCIDENT: A representative of Chu’s Dining Lounge, 1019 Main St., told police that about 8 a.m. Sunday he heard a noise at the front of the restaurant and when he went to investigate, someone threw a coffee mug through the front door. The suspect then yelled threats through the hole in the door. The estimated damage was $100. The victim received minor cuts from flying glass.

Niagara University

THEFT: A woman reported that a man, about 5-foot-7-inches tall, grabbed her Verison XG80 fliptop cell phone about 8:35 p.m. Friday at the Dwyer Arena and ran to the second level of the ice rink.

Town of Niagara

CHARGED: Garett M. Schinbeck, 24, 3497 Rhode Island Ave., Niagara Falls, was charged with speeding, unlawful use of marijuana and driving without a license about 3:30 a.m. Sunday, according to Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies. Schinbeck was charged after he was observed going 45 mph in a 30 mph zone on Military Road.

North Tonawanda

CHARGED: Elizabeth G. Peterson, 18, 56 Stenzil St. was arrested on a warrant at 11:47 a.m. Sunday. Peterson was arrested at her residence on a warrant out of the City of Niagara Falls, according to the report. She was turned over to the Niagara Falls Police Department.

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