Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport
HARASSMENT: Milton Williams Jr., 28, 3667 Farry Ave., Niagara Falls, was charged with harassment and criminal contempt at 12:08 p.m. Thursday. A victim told police she was leaving family court and Williams walked up behind her and said he was “going to beat” her. The victim has a limited order of protection against Williams and is now requesting a full order of protection.
Town of Lockport
POSSESSION: Nicholas Vasiliou, 21, 5003 Saunders Settlement Road, Lockport, was charged at 11:21 p.m. Saturday with unlawful possession of marijuana. A deputy noticed a car in the parking lot of a South Transit Road business, which was closed for the evening, and noticed three people inside the vehicle, which had its dome light illuminated. The deputy approached the car and questioned the people inside. When he asked if anyone had anything illegal, Vasiliou allegedly said he had marijuana in his pocket. The deputy found a small plastic pill bottle containing marijuana inside one of Vasiliou’s pockets. Vasiliou was issued an appearance ticket.
DWI: Cornell B. Johnson, 53, 6219 Tonawanda Creek Road Apt. A14, Lockport, was charged at 9:30 p.m. Sunday with DWI, failure to obey a traffic device and refusing a breath test. Deputies investigating a reckless driver complaint on Lockport Road located the described vehicle on Lockport Road at Campbell Boulevard. A traffic stop was initiated and after speaking with the driver, Johnson, the deputy noticed signs of intoxication. Johnson allegedly admitted to drinking a couple of beers at a friend’s house. According to the report, Johnson stated that he would not submit to a roadside breath test. After speaking to his attorney, Johnson submitted to a chemical breath test on which he recorded a 0.15 blood alcohol content. He was brought to the Niagara County Jail and bail was set at $750.
POSSESSION: Michael J. Smith, 20, 33 Vermont Ave., Lockport, was charged at 11:09 p.m. Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana after patrol responded to a noise complaint at 447 Chestnut Drive. Deputies found four people in a shed playing music loudly. Patrol found a plastic bag with what appeared to be marihuana in it, sitting on a table. Smith said it was his. A background check found a warrant for Smith out of the town of Lockport for a petit larceny charge. He was brought to town court where he was remanded to the Niagara County Jail on $150 bail. He was issued an appearance ticket for the possession charge.