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July 11, 2012

Police blotter items published July 12, 2012

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal —

City of Lockport

CHARGED: Roy Russell Ritz, 48, 77 Main St. Apt. 908 was charged with criminal possession of weapons Wednesday. On July 5, the police responded to the report of a domestic incident at 4:30 a.m. According to the report, Ritz appeared to be intoxicated and admitted to the use of cocaine. The alleged victim did not wish to pursue charges, but police removed three long guns for safe keeping. After further investigation, police learned that Ritz had been convicted of driving while intoxicated and should not have been in possession of weapons in his residence.

WARRANT: Herbert W. Newell, 55, 117 Water St. was issued a bench warrant on Wednesday for felony driving while intoxicated.

CHARGED: Nathaniel R. Stanley, 31, 5 Sunnyside St. was charged with criminal mischief Wednesday. According to the report, Stanley put a brick through the passenger-side window of the victim's truck.


BURGLARY: The owner of Becker Farms on Quaker Road reported the theft of $1,500 cash and $300 in liquor on Tuesday. According to the report someone entered the winery overnight and stole the safe from the office. There was $200.00 locked in the safe and an additional $200 to $300 dollars of cash was stolen from the top of the safe. Several bottles of liquor were taken. Missing from a upstairs office area was approximately $1000. The upstairs office area is locked and it was believed that the suspect had access to a key. The door was locked back up by the suspect. Money was also removed from four cash register drawers.

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