Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — GRAND LARCENY: Brian Ravarini, 54, of Lockport was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree welfare fraud and two counts of first-degee offering a false instrument for filing. The investigation was made by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office and Niagara County Department of Social Services. Ravarini is scheduled to appear at the City of Niagara Falls Court on Wednesday.
BURGLARY: A Lockport Street woman reported Thursday between 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. an unknown person entered her residence and stole an antique clock. The clock is described to be 3- feet tall and 1-foot wide. The clock consisted of mostly dark wood and a glass face. The victim estimated the clock to be worth $250.
BURGLARY/MISCHIEF: A Slayton Settlement Road woman reported Thursday that someone had entered her Gasport residence and damaged a plate. On Sunday, someone had broken a window of the door, entered the residence and removed property. A rifle was missing, possibly a Remington .22 with two extra barrels.The victim believes that the rifle was removed on Sunday. On Thursday, an unknown person removed a corner of the cardboard that covered the window, reached inside to unlock the door and entered the house. An antique plate appeared to have been thrown against a wall, causing it to shatter.