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July 18, 2011

Police reports published July 18, 2011

LOCKPORT — City of Lockport

ENDANGERING: Nicholas J. Kellar, 25, 192 Genesee St., Apt. 4, was charged Saturday with criminal possession of hypodermic needles and five counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Police were dispatched to Gabriel Drive for the report of a custody dispute. According to the police report, Kellar was standing outside the residence and was visibly shaken. Kellar, who came to the residence with an infant, appeared to be on drugs; he was swaying, his eyes were opening and closing and his speech was slurred, said police. Children were playing within feet of his bag, which had drug paraphernalia inside it, they said. There were five hypodermic needles, an empty prescription bottle, a razor and pens that were converted into straws, according to the report. Kellar was arrested and Child Protective Services was called.

TRESPASS: Christopher M. Bevilacqua, 31, 3667 Ferry Ave., Niagara Falls, was charged Sunday with second-degree criminal trespassing and third-degree possession of a weapon. Police were dispatched to Gabriel Drive to investigate a burglary in progress. According to the report, Bevilacqua was found hiding in a bedroom closet. Police found a 10-round handgun magazine stuffed in Bevilacqua’s sock and a Cobra 9mm handgun inside a bag, which Bevilacqua hid when the police arrived, according to the report.


VEHICLE: Police responded Saturday to Hartland Road just south of West Somerset Road for an unoccupied vehicle in the ditch with the keys still in the ignition. There was blood in the front of the vehicle, and the windshield cracked with the rear view mirror laying on the dash, according to the report. A cooler with four cans of beer was located in the back seat. Police went to a Quaker Road residence to try and make contact with the owner with negative results.


DWI: Petro A. Vyshnevetskyy, 23, 402 Vine Lane, Amherst, has been charged with driving while intoxicated. At 3:56 a.m., the sheriff’s patrol saw a black Mercedes travel South on River Road traveling 64 in a 45 mph zone. According to the report, the vehicle passed two vehicles over a double yellow line. Vyshnevetskyy, had glassy eyes, slurred speech, smelled of alcohol and failed field sobriety tests and had a positive screening for alcohol on a alco-sensor, said police. He refused a chemical test to determine his blood alcohol content. Vyshnevetskyy would not give his Social Security number or phone number to police and was remanded to the Niagara County Jail with police bail set at $250.

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