Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — • DISORDERLY: James J. Morse, 40, 85 Waterman St., was charged with disorderly conduct, violating the city noise ordinance and violating the local ban on open burning late Friday. Police and firefighters were called to Morse’s residence to put out a bonfire behind the house and Morse was verbally abusive toward the responders, according to the arrest report. Morse was held on $200 police bail ahead of arraignment today in City Court.
• HARASSMENT: Michael A. Russell, 21, 270 Washburn St., was charged with second-degree harassment this past Friday. A John Street resident complained that while he was walking on Washburn Street on March 27, Russell confronted him and punched him on the head with a closed fist, the arrest report said. Russell was held without bail before his Monday arraignment in City Court.
• D.W.I.: Jeffrey J. Cervone, 44, 338 Skye Road, Basom, was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation and two moving violations early Sunday on Lincoln Avenue. A sheriff’s deputy doing routine road patrol observed Cervone’s vehicle being operated without headlights and also observed the vehicle pass through a red light, the sheriff’s report said. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and determined Cervone showed signs of intoxication. Later testing showed Cervone’s blood alcohol content was 0.19 percent, the report said. Cervone confessed his driver’s license is revoked, the report said. Cervone was held on $250 bail pending arraignment today in Town Court.
• POSSESSION: Samuel A. Figueroa, 30, 1269 Norwood Drive, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, this past Friday evening. According to New York State Police, Figueroa took a transmitter from Walmart, and a pair of earphones and an Invisible Screen from Radio Shack, South Transit Road, and could not produce receipts for the goods when he was confronted at Radio Shack. While being processed, Figueroa was found in possession of a quantity of hydrocodone tabs for which he did not have a prescription, police said. Figueroa was given tickets to appear in Town Court on April 25.