Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport
DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Bruno Marotta III, 53, 331 East Union St. was charged with disorderly conduct Jan. 12. Marotta is due in City Court on Jan. 22.
UNLICENSED OPERATION: Timothy Ormond, 26 118 Gooding St., was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle Tuesday. Ormond was due in City Court today.
Town of Lockport
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Dakota Sherwin, 17, of Lyndonville, and Nicholas T. Ostrowski, 20, of Lockport, were charged with criminal mischief and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle Jan. 12. Both received appearance tickets from New York State Police.
DWI: Aaron L. Hemry, 34, of Lockport, was charged with driving while intoxicated late Jan. 12 on South Transit Road. Hemry received an appearance ticket, according to New York State Police.
DWI: Jeffrey W. Saraf, 47, 61 Morrow Ave., Lockport, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired by the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and vehicle-and-traffic law violations the afternoon of Jan. 10 in the 5700 block of South Transit Road, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office. Saraf was held on $250 police bail ahead of a scheduled Jan. 21 appearance in Town Court.
PROPERTY DAMAGE: A Lockport man reported two passenger-side tires on his Ford Fusion were blown out after his vehicle struck a large pothole in the east lane of South Transit Road near Robinson Road on Jan. 11. A Niagara County Sheriff’s deputy estimated the pothole, in front of One Eyed Jacks restaurant, to be about two feet wide and six inches deep. The state transportation department was notified and a traffic cone was placed in the pothole to alert other drivers to its presence, the sheriff’s office said.
MISCHIEF: An Elmhurst Drive resident reported that someone entered a vehicle on his property and took coins from the center console, then attempted to enter two other vehicles, early Jan. 12. One vehicle’s door sustained about $200 of damage. Footage of the incident shows an unknown person on foot approaching the vehicles at approximately 1:30 a.m., wearing white sneakers and a hooded sweatshirt with writing on the front, according to the sheriff’s office.