Weekly Feature

2012-02-15 / Police Blotter

Youth reportedly urinates on store’s Dumpster

Monday, Feb. 6

• Police responded to a Niagara Falls Boulevard business where an adult female was reportedly irate with employees about the service she was provided. The woman left the scene prior to the arrival of officers.

• An adult female and a juvenile female were charged with shoplifting from a Niagara Falls Boulevard department store.

• A resident of Gina Meadows reported that a carton of cigarettes was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked in the driveway during the night.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

• A resident of Grover Cleveland Highway reported that snow was being thrown onto his house. The resident told officers a neighbor was “shooting the snow” onto the house. Police responded and advised the neighbor to be more careful when using the snow blower.

• Police responded to a Main Street business where the owner of the building reported that the plate glass windows were smashed by an unknown person.

• An adult female was charged with shoplifting from a Niagara Falls Boulevard department store. She was apprehended by store security.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

• An employee of a North French Road business reported that several teenagers were being loud behind the store. The employee told officers that one of the youths urinated on the Dumpster. Police advised the youths to leave the area.

• A resident of Brush Creek Road reported that his iPod and money were stolen from his vehicle while it was parked on the street. The resident told officers the incident most likely occurred in the early morning hours while the vehicle was left unlocked.

• Police responded to Youngs Road where a small black dog was reportedly running loose throughout the neighborhood. Animal control officers apprehended the dog and transported it to the Clarence Animal Shelter.

Thursday, Feb. 9

• A juvenile male was apprehended for shoplifting from a Niagara Falls Boulevard department store by security personnel. Police responded to the scene, but the business did not want to press charges. The teenager’s family arrived and transported him home.

• An employee of a Main Street business reported that his vehicle was keyed and its tires slashed by an unknown person.

• On Chestnut Ridge Road, a resident reported discovering two holes in the rear window of his van. The resident told police the incident may have occurred overnight.

Friday, Feb. 10

• Police responded to Charter Oaks Drive where a resident reported that a neighbor was listening to music at too high a volume. Officers advised the neighbor to keep the noise level to a minimum.

• A resident of Callodine Avenue reported that her bicycle was stolen while it was parked on the front porch. She was unsure when the theft occurred.

• On Travers Circle, a resident reported that a neighbor’s dog was barking constantly while the neighbor was not at home. Police responded to the neighbor’s residence but found the area to be quiet upon arrival.

Saturday, Feb. 11

• On Eggert Road, a resident reported that the window of his vehicle was smashed overnight by an unknown person.

• At a Main Street business, a juvenile male was charged with shoplifting.

• A resident of Mill Street reported that approximately 10 youths were being loud while walking in the street. Police responded and located the youths, who told officers they were walking home.

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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