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December 4, 2010

Police Blotter published Dec 4, 2010

City of Lockport

DWI: Roger C. MacDonald, 500 South St., Apt. D, was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, resisting arrest, obstruction of governmental administration, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and at least three traffic violations. A report from Lockport police said they responded to East Avenue for an accident report and noticed the driver fleeing the scene. Police said MacDonald then refused to pullover when police turned their lights and sirens on. After a short vehicle chase, MacDonald reportedly pulled his vehicle over and “stumbled” out of the car. MacDonald refused to comply with police, according to a report. Police reportedly found MacDonald intoxicated and failed several sobriety tests. A report said MacDonald refused to take a breathalyzer tests.

LARCENY: Michael E. Jones, 23, 195 Locust St., Apt. N, was charged Wednesday with fourth-degree grand larceny for reportedly stealing the victim’s credit card and making a $350 withdrawal without permission.

MARIJUANA: Two Lockport men were charged after they damaged a parked vehicle on Ontario Street on Tuesday. Justin D. White, 27, 257 Lock St., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and third-degree criminal mischief, and Charles K. Schuman, 27, 340 Park Ave., Apt. 2, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. A report said police responded to Ontario Street for two men vandalizing a vehicle. Upon arrival, police identified the two suspect who were both arrested. Upon booking, police said White was found in possession of marijuana, which he attempted to swallow before police found it. The duo reportedly smashed the rear window of the vehicle causing hundreds of dollars in damages.

Town of Lockport

DWI: Shari L. Moore, 29, 237 High St., was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, two counts of failing to keep right and refusing a breath screening test. A report said deputies pulled Moore over on South Transit Road for “swerving” in the road. Deputies said upon interviewing Moore, found she was intoxicated while she failed at least three sobriety tests.  Moore was remanded to Niagara County Jail in lieu of $750 bail.

SHOPLIFTER: Donald J. Bartholomew, 45, 110 Trowbridge St., was charged Thursday with petit larceny and possession of a hypodermic instrument. A report said Bartholomew attempted to leave Tops on South Transit Road with several items without paying for them. While in custody, deputies reportedly found four unwrapped hypodermic needles in his possession.

LARCENY: Cori L. Hubert, 27, 3624 Day Road, was charged Thursday with petit larceny. A report said she stole hair dye worth $18.98 from Tops.


DRUGS: Samuel Ahearn Palazzo, 17, 5073 Graham Road, Middleport, was charged Wednesday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. A report said Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Niagara Academy for a report that a student may be involved in illegal activity. Deputies said upon interviewing and searching Palazzo, they found him in possession of three adderall pills that were not prescribed to him, as well as a knife. He is scheduled for Town of Cambria Court on Tuesday.


FIRE: A Lake Road, Barker, woman is okay after a fire started in her chimney Thursday morning. A report said she left her home briefly and when she came back, found flames coming from the wood stove. Barker Volunteer Fire Department extinguished the fire. No damage estimate was available.

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