Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport
DWI: Alexandra C. Newell, 22, 6491 Dysinger Road, Apt. 14, was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated and traffic infractions. Lockport Police said Newell’s vehicle was parked illegally on Heath Street, but when officers turned around to give her a ticket, Newell reportedly took off at a high rate of speed. She allegedly ran through two stop signs and was finally pulled over. Police determined Newell was intoxicated. She is due Monday in city court.
LARCENY: Melinda A. Clancy, 18, no address given, was charged Wednesday with petit larceny. Police said four rings, totaling $750, were taken from a Niagara Street woman who reportedly said she believed Clancy took them. Clancy was found and taken to the police station, the arrest report said.
FORGERY: Jessica L. Graczyk, 20, 6118 Ruhlmann Road, Apt. 2, and Alicia N. Smith, 19, 7627 Akron Road, were both charged Wednesday with second-degree forgery, petit larceny and second-degree possession of a forged instrument. Graczyk and Smith reportedly tried to cash two paychecks from Mark’s Pizza, which police said the business confirmed the two do not work for. Mark’s was contacted by One Stop Shop on Hawley Street asking about the checks, which were each for $300. Police received copies of the checks and video of Smith and Graczyk cashing them.
Town of Lockport
LARCENY: Unlimited Cleaning Services reported three 30-pound propane tanks had been taken from a locked cage in the rear parking lot on Lockport Olcott Road in Wrights Corners. A report was filed with the Sheriff’s Office.
MISCHIEF: About $300 worth of damage was reportedly done this week to a blue 2005 Lexus RX330, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said. A Dysinger Road woman said a 12-inch scratch in the paint on the passenger side of the vehicle.
TRESPASS: Shellie M. Cooper, 45, 9495 Ridge Road, Middleport, was charged Sunday with second-degree criminal trespass. The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said an Olcott woman reported Cooper was escorted out of her home by deputies, but returned shortly thereafter. Cooper was taken to Niagara County Jail on $250 bail.
LARCENY: Erin N. Rick, 17, 5181 Ide Road, was charged Wednesday with petit larceny. A Nelson Road woman told the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office her iPhone 5 was taken from her backpack at school. The phone was valued at $600, the report said. The phone was reportedly at Rick’s home, who reportedly said she found it and planned on returning it to the school office, who was given an appearance ticket for next week in Wilson Town Court.