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April 18, 2013

Hand cuffs, duty belt stolen from officer

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal —

NEWFANE — A duty belt, handcuffs and GPS was reported taken from a county correctional officer's vehicle while it was parked overnight on his property on Ketchum Avenue.

The theft took place sometime between 11 p.m. on Monday and 8 a.m. on Tuesday, according to a Niagara County Sheriff's report. The duty belt, with assorted equipment, was valued at $100 and the handcuffs were valued at $30. The total loss was listed at $331.

The 2006 GMC was not locked.

The officer said several other neighbors have also had their vehicles being unlawfully entered overnight in the past several weeks, but have not reported the crimes. 

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