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May 21, 2013

Police reports published May 21, 2013

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport

LOUD MUSIC: Two city men were issued appearance tickets for having a loud car stereo. Brian M. Cuillo, 20, 17 Tudor Lane, Apt. 4 and David G. Dexter, 27, 9 Bewley Parkway, Apt. 2 are due Tuesday in city court.

POSSESSION: Bruno J. Haney II, 24, 329 Prospect St. was charged Saturday with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers served an active warrant on Haney, when they reportedly saw him hand over a plastic bag containing an off-white rock like substance. The substance field tested positive for cocaine, police said.

DWI: Phillip J. Lanoye, 51, 6655 Slayton Settlement Road, was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated. A resident contacted Lockport Police about a possible drunk driver. Lanoye was reportedly stopped for failure to keep right when officers said they noticed an odor of alcohol on him. He reportedly failed field sobriety tests.

FIGHT: Two city men and a Newfane woman were charged with disorderly conduct following an early Sunday morning fight on Locust Street. Lockport Police said when officers arrived, there was a physical altercation between Joseph A. Smith, 23, 21 South St., Joseph R. Kress, 28, 52 Hill St. upper apartment, and Tanya S. Gow, 26, 308 Meadowbrook Lane. All three were arrested and transported without incident.

DWI: Dana L. Rightmyer, 18, 25 Cave St., upper apartment, was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated. Rightmyer was reportedly pulled over for improper lane use and failing to keep right. While speaking to her, officers said they could smell alcohol on Rightmyer and she had glassy, bloodshot eyes. She allegedly failed field sobriety tests.

MENACING: Nicole M. Hewitt, 25, 62 Chapel St., upper apartment, was charged Monday with third-degree menacing and third-degree assault. A Spalding Street woman told Lockport Police Hewitt had pushed her down and began hitting her in the face with a closed fist.

HARASSMENT: Edward K. Washburn Jr. 34, 364 Hawley St. upper was charged with second-degree harassment Saturday. At 2:55 a.m., police responded a disturbance on Hawley. According to the report, there was an argument about money and when the victim attempted to walk away, Washburn grabbed her from behind. The victim was able to break free but Washburn followed and put his forearm against her neck. When she said she was going to call the police, he pushed her face and head into the door. The victim called police. Washburn returned and threatened the victim who requested a partial order of protection.

HARASSMENT: Cindy S. Hueber, 55, 80 Genesee St., Apt. 4 was charged with second-degree harassment Saturday. At 1:05 a.m. the police responded to Genesee Street for an argument. According to the report, Hueber threw water on the victim and struck him with a closed fist.


DWI: Colleen D. Vinson, 44, 1884 Ewings Road was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated. Deputies said Vinson's 1997 Nissan Pathfinder was approximately 15 feet off the South Main Street roadway, positioned about 3 feet south of a residence. The arrest report said deputies noted a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from Vinson while she was interviewed. She reportedly had glassy and dilated eyes along with slurred speech. Vinson reportedly failed a number of field sobriety tests. She is scheduled to appear Tuesday in the Town of Newfane Court.


MARIJUANA: James Barone, Jr., 26, 2672 Grace Ave., Newfane was charged Friday with unlawful possession of marijuana and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Niagara County Sheriff's deputies were traveling north on Campbell Road when they saw Barone reportedly cross the fog line onto the shoulder a number of times. Deputies tried to read the license plate but were unable to see the entire plate because it was reportedly crumpled up, hiding the last digits. Barone allegedly said he was unaware that he repeatedly crossed the fog line, but he told the deputies that he and his passenger were "dancing" to a song on the car's radio. Deputies said they could could smell the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. A DMV computer check on Barone's driver's license showed it is suspended, deputies said. Barone reportedly turned over a clear plastic bag containing what he said was marijuana and two used glass or ceramic marijuana smoking pipes. Barone was taken to Niagara County Jail where bail was set at $250. He is due June 5 in Pendleton Town Court.