Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Lockport
• PARENTS TAGGED: Police broke up a gathering of three juveniles and a 16-year-old male in a corner of the Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home parking lot, Genesee Street, about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday. The juveniles’ parents were called to pick them up from police headquarters and were all ticketed for city curfew violation. Charged were: Julie R. Wiley, 41, of Monroe Street; Kimberly L. Brady, 38, of Ridgewood Drive; and Tiecha E. Hill, 41, of High Street. The 16-year-old male, Jamal J. Harris, of Ridgewood Drive, was ticketed for trespassing, according to the police report. Harris was due in City Court on Wednesday; the cited parents are due in court Tuesday.
• LARCENY: An apartment house owner in the 300 block of East Avenue reported on Wednesday that a $700 coin-operated washing machine was removed from the house sometime within the past week. The theft is being investigated, according to the police incident report.
• POSSESSION: Tylor J. Holtz, 18, 5746 Stone Road, and Dustin E. Dittmer, 19, 56 Hillcrest Drive, both were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and fifth-degree criminal possesison of marijuana Tuesday afternoon on South Transit Street. A patrol officer, stopped at the Walnut-South Transit Street crossing, observed the men smoking from a glass pipe in Dittmer’s vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. In searching the vehicle, police turned up a prescription bottle containing suspected marijuana, and two additional glass smoking pipes, the arrest report said. Holtz and Dittmer were due in City Court on Wednesday.
• VEHICLE RECOVERED: A damaged, unregistered 1998 Chevy Blazer, apparently abandoned by the driver, was found in a ditch about a half-mile south of Ridge Road on Tuesday. Sheriff’s officials tracked the vehicle to Howell Motors, where a manager said it had been sold to a wholesaler last week and that no one was aware of it being missing. The Blazer had front-end damage from striking an apple tree; when it was found, the front airbags were deployed, the driver’s side door was open and the keys were in the ignition. According to the report the sheriff’s office had no indications who might have driven it, only that the collision likely took place sometime overnight Monday-Tuesday. The vehicle was to be towed to a salvage yard.