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August 4, 2010

Police blotter published Aug. 4, 2010

LOCKPORT — City of Lockport

CHARGED: Three residents of 111 Cottage St., Apt. 21, were arrested Tuesday, when police were seeking two men wanted on felony warrants and a female resident reportedly attempted to hide one of the suspects. Nadia R. Esquivel, 21, was charged around 4 p.m. with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration after she attempted to stop police from finding Julien Robin, no age provided, hiding from police in a closet, according to police. Robin was also charged with obstruction. Nearly two hours later, police again went to the Cottage Street address and found Darius M. Adair, 19. A report said Adair opened the door and when he saw police, he attempted to flee. Police said they used a Taser on Adair to stop him. Adair was charged with resisting arrest, second-degree criminal impersonation and third-degree bail jumping.

MARIJUANA: Two Lockport teens were charged with possession of marijuana Tuesday. Police said they smelled marijuana near Church and Washington streets and saw Kurtis R. Washington, 19, 223 Church St., lower apartment, parked on the side of the road smoking marijuana in his vehicle. Upon searching the suspects and the vehicle, police said they additionally found passenger Jesse J. Coia, 17, 53 Maple St., in possession of two baggies of marijuana. A report said $767.42 was also seized.

LARCENY: Nicholas J. Reed, no age listed, 251 Genesee St., Apt. 1, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny Monday. A Roosevelt Drive victim told police that someone stole $1,150 worth of items from his vehicle, including a camera, iPod and sunglasses. A report said police identified Reed as the suspect in the larceny.

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MISCHIEF: John R. Platt, 22, 6150 Ruhlman Road, Apt. 8, was charged Monday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. The victim reportedly told deputies someone shot at her residence with a BB gun while her 10-month-old baby was in the living room. A report said deputies found three holes from shots apparently fired in the siding of the victim’s home. Platt reportedly shot at the home while he was driving, but deputies could not find a gun. Damage was estimated at $200.


DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Andrey S. Lukyanchuk, 28, 6574 Lake Road, Appleton, was charged Sunday with disorderly conduct. A report said after a domestic incident, Lukyanchuk became belligerent with deputies and began yelling expletives. He was remanded to Niagara County Jail in lieu of $100 bail. Border Patrol was also notified after Lukyanchuk could not provide identification and deputies questioned his citizenship.


LARCENY: Joseph A. Dennis, 22, 7314 Buffalo Avenue, Apt. 16, Niagara Falls, was charged Friday with petit larceny. A report said Dennis attempted to steal a $25 pair of gloves from Sears on Williams Road. Deputies also reported that Dennis was wanted by Amherst Police after facing a charge of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Dennis was remanded to Niagara County Jail in lieu of $500 bail. He is scheduled to appear Thursday in Wheatfield Town Court.


DWI: Christopher T. Cooper, 53, 5838 Shawnee Road, Sanborn, was charged Sunday with two counts of driving while intoxicated and a traffic violation. A report said deputies pulled Cooper over for having a loud and inadequate exhaust. Upon interviewing Cooper, deputies said he was intoxicated and had a blood-alcohol content of 0.12 percent. Cooper was held in lieu of $250 bail and is scheduled to appear Aug. 17 in Lewiston Town Court.

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