Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Hartland
MISCHIEF: A glass window on the Hartland Masonic Temple, 9201 Ridge Road, was broken sometime between 7 p.m. June 20 and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to the Niagara County Sheriff’s office, video surveillance showed several juveniles playing football on the property June 20 but there is no footage showing the side of the building where the window was broken. The listed cost to replace the window is $60. The case is considered closed by the sheriff’s office unless new information turns up.
POSSESSION: Dylan L. Roberts, 20, 8205 Carmen Road, Barker, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia Wednesday evening in the parking lot behind Bill’s Diner, South Main Street. A sheriff’s deputy pursued a complaint indicating Roberts had just taken a cell phone from a parked car elsewhere on South Main and walked away from the scene. The responding deputy recovered the phone from a vehicle in which Roberts had been sitting, with the vehicle owner’s permission, and also recovered a glass vial containing suspected narcotic residue, according to the sheriff’s office. The cell phone was returned to its owner, who reportedly was unaware that it had been taken. Roberts was held at Niagara County Jail on $500 bail ahead of a July 1 appearance in Newfane town court.
MISCHIEF: A section of vinyl fence on property in the 6000 block of Hillcrest Avenue was spray painted green sometime overnight Tuesday-Wednesday, according to the sheriff’s office. The cost to replace the vandalized section is thought to exceed $250. Investigation by the sheriff’s office is continuing.
DRUG OFFENSE: Sheriff’s deputies turned up a suspected methamphetamine cooking site June 24 while responding to a 911 call about a male under the influence of a drug in the 1900 block of Hartland Road. A Drug Task Force investigator was called to the scene, searched the home and took away several items as evidence. Investigation is continuing, according to the sheriff’s office.
LARCENY: A property owner in the 1900 block of Hartland Road reported a bank card was removed from a vehicle on the property sometime overnight June 23-June 24. Around 6:30 a.m. June 24 the victim went outdoors, to let her dogs out, and saw that both doors on her vehicle were open. The victim suspects a neighbor on Hartland Road may be responsible, according to the sheriff’s incident report.