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December 28, 2012

BLOTTER: Police reports published Dec. 28

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport

TRESPASSING: Henry F. Spoon Jr., 29, 722 Gardenwood Drive, was charged at 2:15 a.m. Thursday with trespassing, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration after he allegedly refused to leave a tavern after it closed. Police responded to a Main Street bar on a report of an unwanted person. A complainant told police that Spoon had been told several times to leave because the bar was closed. The complainant said Spoon was very intoxicated and bothering some female patrons. Police asked Spoon to leave but he allegedly refused, stating “I don’t have to. I am watching TV and not doing anything wrong.” Police tried to escort Spoon out of the bar and he became combative.

Town of Lockport

LARCENY: A victim reported to sheriffs deputies on Monday that a pair of earrings and a 9mm semiautomatic rifle were taken from his vehicle sometime overnight while it was parked at his Lincoln Avenue address. The earrings were valued at $225 and the rifle at $400.

FIRE: A 2003 Dodge caught fire at 3:51 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Robinson and Snyder roads. The driver said that he pulled out of a car wash and gray smoke began to come out of the dashboard. Volunteers from the Rapids Fire District extinguished the fire.


HARASSMENT: Nicholas T. Ziehm, 59, 33 Porter St., Lockport was charged at 4:23 p.m. Sunday with harassment. According to the report, a victim walked into a funeral home and was approached by Ziehm, who then punched the victim in the face. The victim fled to his vehicle and called 911. The victim told a deputy that there have been previous altercations and ongoing issues with Ziehm.


DWI: Matthew N. Hughes, 23, 6370 Bear Ridge Road, Lockport was charged at 3:03 a.m. Sunday with driving while intoxicated after deputies saw a vehicle operated by him repeatedly cross the center line and speeding on Bear Ridge Road. A traffic stop was initiated. According to the report, Hughes said he was coming from a bar in Lockport and he had consumed approximately six mixed drinks. He failed field sobriety tests and Hughes tested positive for alcohol on an alcosensor. At the sheriff’s office, Hughes’ blood alcohol content was registered at 0.16 percent on a datamaster chemical test. Bail was set at $250.


DWI: Hilda E. Connolly, 56, 240 Autumnview Drive was charged at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday with driving while intoxicated after she was pulled over on Cambria Wilson Road. According to the report, deputies were advised of a possible intoxicated driver that recently left a Young Street, Tonawanda location and headed for an unknown address in Wilson. Connolly failed field sobriety tests and registered a blood alcohol content of 0.11 percent on a breathalyzer. Bail was set at $250.