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October 12, 2012

BLOTTER: Police reports published Oct. 12

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

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.

MISCHIEF: A victim reported Tuesday that sometime between 10:30 a.m. Oct. 5 and noon Tuesday that an unknown person broke open his vending machine crane game inside the Tops supermarket, 5827 South Transit Road, and stole the bill collector containing approximately $55.


ENDANGERMENT: Kelly Rados, no age given, 3671 Human Road, was charged on Oct. 5 with endangering the welfare of a child, obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. A City of Lockport police officer arrived at Rados’ residence in an attempt to serve a warrant. The officer knocked several times on various doors with no response, but could hear a young child crying inside. Sheriffs deputies were summoned and they too could not arouse anyone inside. Eventually a juvenile came to the door and deputies entered the residence. Rados was found hiding under a bed. She allegedly became verbally hostile and would not allow deputies to handcuff her. The report said she “continued to use body force, strength and leverage to resist patrols efforts to remove her from the residence.” The children’s father was contacted and he arrived a short time later.

DWI: Jacquelyn M. Meyers, 51, 2786 Ridge Road, Ransomville was charged at 9:10 p.m. Saturday with DWI, failure to keep right and refusing to take a breath test after she was stopped on Saunders Settlement Road for a traffic infraction. Patrol could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the vehicle and noticed signs of intoxication. According to the report, Meyers said she was coming from a nearby tavern and was heading home stating “I’m heading north on Ward Road going home.” She was remanded to the Niagara County Jail in lieu of $250 bail.