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July 19, 2013

Police reports published July 19

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport

MENACING: Rachellynn R. Mongiovi, 30, 88 Olcott St. Apt. 2 was charged with second-degree menacing and second-degree harassment Thursday. Police responded to a report of a domestic incident on Adam Street at 4:40 a.m. According to the report, Mongiovi entered the victim’s home to discuss their relationship. Mongiovi allegedly held a knife to the victim’s side and threatened her. The victim attempted to escape but was punched in the head and stomach, Lockport Police said. A neighbor heard the commotion and pulled Mongiovi off the victim.

BURGLARY: Lewis C. Wright, 54, 172 High St. Apt. B was charged with second-degree burglary and second-degree criminal trespass Thursday. According the report, a Waterman Street man said that a man was in his home at 3:35 a.m. The resident thought he heard someone in his bedroom closet, but thought it was his sister and went back asleep. He heard a person in his apartment again and saw a flashlight. He confronted Wright and called the police. Nothing was reported missing, but the victim feels Wright was looking for something. Wright was located at his residence and taken into custody.  

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SHOPLIFTING: Dana L. Rightmyer, 19, 283 Elmwood Ave., was charged with petit larceny Tuesday. Deputies said they were called to the Bon-Ton store on South Transit Road for a shoplifter. Rightmyer reportedly took merchandise totaling $136 from the store, according to Bon-Ton’s loss prevention officer. Rightmyer was given an appearence ticket for Aug. 6 in Lockport Town Court.

DWI: Peter A. Gumins, 65, of Lockport was charged at 11:52 p.m. Wednesday with driving while intoxicated after he was pulled over by State Police on South Transit Road for vehicle and traffic offenses. He was also charged with DWAI by drugs and alcohol, operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, moving from a lane unsafely, no headlights, illegal signal and operating a motor vehicle without an inspection certificate. He was released on an appearance ticket.

LARCENY: A Central Avenue victim told sheriff’s deputies that four of her credit cards had been used without her permission, with the purchases totaling around $1,000. She canceled the cards. She named a suspect, but deputies were unable to reach him at the time of the report. The incident was referred to the criminal investigation bureau.

LARCENY: A Dogwood Drive woman reported Wednesday morning that someone entered her unlocked vehicle sometime overnight and stole her purse, containing four credit cards, a debit card, her driver’s license and social security card and her child’s social security card.

LARCENY: An Erna Drive woman reported that sometime between 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday someone stole a Canon SureShot camera valued at $150 from her unlocked vehicle.

IMPERSONATION: David P. Smith, 38, of Newfane was charged by State Police at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday with criminal impersonation and no seat belt after a vehicle in which he was a frint seat passenger was pulled over on South Transit Road. He was held for court.

HARASSMENT: Shavale T. Ewing, 24, of Rochester was charged at 9:03 a.m. Monday by State Police with harassment and criminal obstruction of breath. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail.


POSSESSION: Keishla M. Santana-Cruz, 23, 9088 Chestnut Ridge Road, Middleport was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at 10 a.m. Wednesday after she was pulled over for failure to keep right. The detective noticed a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle and Santana-Cruz admitted she smoked marijuana inside the vehicle. She then handed over a plastic bag containing marijuana. She was released on an appearance ticket.