Lockport Union-Sun & Journal —
City of Lockport
ASSAULT: Porsha Sanders, 21, 119 Leonard St., Buffalo, and Charles Scott Jr., 18, 115 South St. apt A, were both charged with third-degree assault Sunday. Sanders and Scott were arraigned Monday in City Court.
POSSESSION: Joshua R. Reineke, 2716 S. Main St., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and unsafe backing late Saturday after a traffic stop in the 6000 block of West Avenue. Reineke consented to a search of his vehicle and a Niagara County Sheriff's deputy confiscated a plastic bag containing 16 grams of suspected marijuana, according to the sheriff's office. Reineke received a ticket to appear in Newfane Town Court on July 15.
POSSESSION: Brandon S. Chapman, 30, 2660 Grace Ave., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana late Saturday in the 2700 block of South Main Street. A sheriff's deputy on bike patrol observed Chapman, who also was riding a bike, stop and remove something from a parked vehicle. While talking with Chapman about that, the deputy said Chapman consented to a search and the deputy found a quantity of suspected marijuana in one of Chapman's pants pockets. Chapman received a ticket to appear in Newfane Town Court.
OPEN BURNING: Adam P. Bootes, 27, 1663 Lockport-Olcott Road, Burt, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and violation of a town ordinance regarding open burning Sunday afternoon at his residence. Bootes was burning yard debris, and when informed by a sheriff's deputy that he had to put the fire out, he refused, according to the sheriff's office. Bootes was held at Niagara County Jail in lieu of $500 bail pending a Tuesday appearance in Newfane Town Court.
MISCHIEF: A property owner in the 6000 block of East Avenue reported damage was done to decorative fencing in his front yard about 1:40 a.m. Sunday. The property owner said the culprits were a group of juveniles that he did not see. Two deputies, one in a vehicle and one on a bike, checked the area and did not find any suspects, the sheriff's office said. The owner's loss is estimated to be $100.