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September 22, 2012

BLOTTER: Police reports published Sunday, Sept. 23

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — Town of Lockport

LARCENY: An O'Connor Drive man reported on Thursday that sometime overnight an unknown person entered both of the vehicles parked in his driveway, went through the vehicles and stole an entertainment headset valued at $200 and a Garmin GPS system valued at $250.

LARCENY: A Jennifer Drive woman reported on Friday that sometime between Wednesday night Thursday an unknown person went into her unlocked vehicle that was parked in her driveway and stole a red Sony digital camera and four one dollar bills.

BURGLARY A Locust Street woman reported on Friday that someone removed a blue "The Grind" BMX style bicycle valued at $150 from an unlocked garage sometime overnight. The victim reported that the suspect also rifled through a vehicle that was unlocked in the garage, but nothing other than the bicycle was missing.

BURGLARY: A Jeffrey Drive man reported at 8:36 p.m. Friday that a silver/white 10-speed Schwinn bicycle valued at $200 was taken from his unlocked garage sometime after 5 p.m. Thursday.

CONTEMPT: Edward N. Wright, 29, of Lockport, was charged at 10:50 p.m. Friday with criminal contempt for violating a court order. He was held for court.

POSSESSION: Ryan M. Hoffman, 26, of Lockport was charged at 5:16 p.m. Friday with criminal possession of a controlled substance while on Robinson Road. He was issued an appearance ticket.


BURGLARY: A victim reported to sheriff's deputies on Monday that his landlord — an uncle — without evicting him, changed the locks and removed his property from his Ide Road residence. According to the report, the victim said he was never formally evicted and never abandoned residency. The victim added that his mother, who is the landlord's sister, is the actual owner of the house and lets the uncle maintain it. The victim had been staying with his father, in order to help care for him. When the victim went to check on his residence, he saw that the locks had been changed, and he could see through a window that his belonings were missing. He was unsuccessful in reaching his uncle. Deputies contacted the landlord-uncle, who told them that the victim had moved out and the victim's friends had picked up his belongings. The victim disputed that, and said his mother received a text message from his landlord-uncle indicating "that he was getting rid of his stuff." The mother told him not to remove any of the victim's property. The report said that the victim "has a strong sense" that the landlord-uncle has sold his property without authorization in an attempt to make money. The value of items missing is $3,940. An investigation is continuing.

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