Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

January 28, 2007


Staff Reports

City of Lockport

CHARGED: Two men were charged in connection with a stolen car at the Lockport By-Pass about 6 a.m. Sunday. Theodore M. Robinson, 20, 1320 Ashland Ave. Niagara Falls was charged unlawful possession of marijuana, possession of stolen property and as an unlicensed driver. Vincent Lee Robinson, 27, 3367 Mosswood Lane, Rex, Ga. was charged with fourth degree possession of stolen property. The car owner reported that Theodore Robinson borrowed the car on Jan. 5 and refused to return it on Saturday, Jan. 27.

CHARGED: Patricia L. D’Angelo, 53, 302 West Caledonia St. was charged with DWI and an equipment violation. D’Angelo was observed on Transit Street with a headlamp out and stopped at the Wilson Farms store on High Street. D’Angelo slurred her speech and had glassy eyes. She failed field sobriety tests. D’Angelo registered .20 percent on the DataMaster.

CHARGED: Karl K. Strassel, 43, 3851 Orangeport Road, Gasport was charged with failure to stop at a red light and driving under the influence of alcohol. Strassel was stopped on Walnut Street on Saturday night. Strassel failed to yield at a red light on Pine Street. There was an odor of alcohol and field sobriety tests were administered.

Town of Niagara

CHARGED: Garett M. Schinbeck, 24, 3497 Rhode Island Ave., Niagara Falls was charged with speeding, unlawful possession of marijuana and as an unlicensed driver. The patrol observed Schinbeck going 45 mph in a 30 mph zone on Military Road at 3:32 a.m. Sunday. Niagara Falls had an active warrant for Schinbeck and he was arrested. Two small baggies of marijuana were found in the car. Schinbeck was turned over to the Niagara Falls Police Department.

Town of Lockport

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: A Lockport woman reported that there was $3,000 damage to her 1996 Escort while she was parked at the Allie Brandt Lanes Sunday morning. The victim, who came out of the bowling lanes about 1:30 a.m., found someone had caused extensive damage to her car. The perpetrators kicked all the doors and fenders and damaged the windshield wipers. No witnesses could be found, but the victim named a suspect and said several similar incidents happened while the car was parked in her driveway.

CHARGED: Corey S. Hall, 16, 76 Zenner St. Buffalo was charged with criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use and second degree menacing. The victim reported that Corey Hall pulled a knife and threatened him during an argument at Wyndham Lawn. The victim began to yell and the staff witnessed the altercation. The suspect was found with a knife.

GRAND LARCENY: A Ridge Road man reported Saturday a woman used his credit card without his permission or knowledge between Nov. 24 and Dec. 16 and charged $1,920. The man reported that the woman went by bus to North Carolina with their son and that he has joint custody.


THEFT: An Amherst man had his wallet stolen while he working as the chief medical examiner at the Niagara Falls Air Base on Jan. 22. He alerted security personnel, but there were several people in and out of the office all day. Several personal papers were take as well as $85 in cash.

n CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: A Lockwood Drive resident reported someone drove over her fence causing $300 damage.


CHARGED: Paul Thomas Schultz, 41, 504 Doorwood Park, Ransomville was charged with failure to keep right and driving while intoxicated. Schultz was observed driving west bound on Ide Road, crossing the center line numerous times. The car was stopped on Maple Road where the driver had the odor of alcohol, glassy eyes, slurred speech and poor motor skills. Schultz failed field sobriety tests and had a positive breath sample on the AlcoSensor. He register .20 percent BAC on the DataMaster.

Niagara University

GRAND LARCENY: A woman reported that a man, about 5-foot-7 grabbed her Verizon XG80 flip cell phone about 8:35 p.m. Friday at the Dwyer Arena and ran to the upper level of the ice arena. There are no suspects, but the incident may be recorded on surveillance cameras.