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August 30, 2013

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport

PETIT LARCENY: Ashleigh M. Kwoka, 31, 173 Corinthea St. was charged with petit larceny Thursday. According to the arrest report, the victim left his wallet on a shelf at a Main Street business on July 20. When he returned, the wallet was missing. A review of the surveillance tape allegedly showed Kwoka took the wallet and went to the cooler. She was arrested without incident.

ASSAULT: Miles R. Johnson, 17, 325 Green St. was charged with third-degree assault Wednesday. According to the arrest report, the incident happened on Aug. 18 at Lock City Pizza. Johnson got into an argument with a co-worker and punched the victim in the face, causing swelling and a laceration. The victim did not want to press charges at that time, but on Aug. 20 he changed his mind and made a complaint at the police station. Johnson was arrested without incident.

Town of Lockport

ASSAULT: A 20-year-old Dysinger Road man reported an assault and robbery at 2:35 a.m. Thursday. A sheriff’s deputy located blood splatter on the carpet of a basement hallway of the apartment building, then followed blood drops up to the third floor of the building. According to the report, the victim had been lured to the basement hallway by a woman and an unknown male came from the laundry room and punched him in the face. He gave the male $40, but the suspect asked for more. The woman and the unknown male left the apartment building. The victim transported himself to Eastern Niagara Hospital for treatment.


DWI: Christopher John Fritton, 48, 89 Grant St., Lockport was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle on the highway, operation of a motor vehicle by an unlicensed driver. A sheriff’s deputy was called for a report of an unwanted party on Ewings Road at 9:03 p.m. The deputy was reportedly told that Fritton had just left the residence and was heading south on Ewings Road in a black Ford Escape while intoxicated. According to the arrest report, the deputy saw Fritton throw an alcoholic beverage can into his backseat. There was a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on Fritton, who was slurring his speech and had glassy bloodshot eyes and impaired motor coordination, deputies said. He failed a number of field sobriety tests and recorded .24 percent blood alcohol content, the report said.