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October 25, 2013

Police reports published Oct. 25, 2013

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport

OBSTRUCTION: Leah B. Musante, 19, 118 Locust St., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, resisting arrest and obstruction of governmental administration Thursday. At 1:24 a.m. police responded to a reported disturbance at a Locust Street apartment. An officer separated a man and a woman who were arguing, and Musante began screaming and yelling and continued until the officer placed her under arrest, according to the police report. While resisting handcuffing, Musante bumped against the kitchen counter and suffered an abrasion to her lip, the report said. Police found drug paraphernalia and marijuana in the apartment, the report said.

DWI: Elizabeth A. Shaffer, 28, 78906 Slayton Settlement Road, Gasport, was charged with driving while intoxicated, an equipment violation and failure to stop at a stop sign Thursday. Shaffer was stopped on Chestnut Street for the alleged traffic infractions at 2:42 a.m. The officer determined that Shaffer exhibited signs of alcohol intoxication and charged her, according to the arrest report. 

HARASSMENT: Chelsea L. Lopez, 16, 262 Garden St., was charged with second-degree harassment Wednesday. Lopez is accused of biting a person while they struggled for possession of an envelope on Sept. 15, according to Lockport police.

CHARGED: Austin J. Owen, 20, 531 Panora St., Depew, was charged with dissemination of indecent material to minors Wednesday. The alleged offense occurred Aug. 1 on Ontario Street. Owen was arrested in Depew and was arraigned before Lockport City Judge William Watson. The charge is a Class D felony and Owen was held on $1,000 bail. He is due back in court Monday.