Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Fire extinguished behind Pour Boyz
A fire inside a Dumpster behind a South Transit Road restaurant was put out by South Lockport firefighters Wednesday night, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies were called to Pour Boyz at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and saw the Dumpster on the east side of the building. The cause of the fire is unknown.
Town of Lockport
POSSESSION: Marquis J. Caliz, 24, of Gates, was charged Wednesday with felony fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. New York State Police said Caliz was arrested on Royal Parkway and is being held in Niagara County Jail on $10,000 bail.
MARIJUANA: Dylan M. Lewis, 23, 178 Pine St., was charged unlawful possession of marijuana. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies said Lewis was seen running a stop sign at Fernwood Drive. During the traffic stop, deputies said they noticed an odor of marijuana. About $10 worth of marijuana was found in the vehicle, deputies said. Lewis was given an appearance ticket for Tuesday in Lockport Town Court.
POSSESSION: Devin D. Hesch, 16, 6400 Charlotteville Road, was charged Thursday morning with criminal possession of a controlled substance. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies said they pulled Hesch over on Ewings Road for a number of traffic infractions and noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Hesch reportedly admitted to smoking marijuana earlier. Deputies reportedly found cocaine, to which Hesch admitted having, although it was because he thought he was buying “molly,” a synthetic drug. Hesch was given an appearance ticket for Oct. 8 in Newfane Town Court.
HARASSMENT: Jason C. Cain, 30, of Middleport, was charged Tuesday with second-degree harassment. New York State Police said Cain was arrested for a domestic dispute in August in Royalton and was released on his own recognizance.
IDENTITY THEFT: A Telegraph woman told the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office this week an unknown person used her debit card to make a $59 purchase online. The website was contacted and the victim was able to get a phone number, which deputies called. They got a busy signal every time. A report was filed.