Lockport Union-Sun & Journal Online

May 23, 2013

Police reports published May 23, 2013

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport

CRIMINAL TRESPASS: Clyde M. Mullen, 46, 7545 Chestnut Ridge Road, Apt. 2 was charged Wednesday with second-degree criminal trespass. According to the report, Mullen entered a West Avenue apartment on Saturday, demanded to know where his daughter was and threatened the victim. Mullen has never been allowed in the apartment and the victim requested an order of protection. Mullen, who is on probation for failure to pay child support, turned himself in at police headquarters on Wednesday, police said.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Elizabeth Z. Shufelt, 32, 37 Niagara St. upper apartment was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct, obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence. Police responded to Niagara Street at at 12:59 a.m., and according to the report, Shufelt was unconscious when police came, but soon regained consciousness. As the fire department prepared her for transport, yellow pills fell out. She tried to grab the pills and run into bathroom. She put the pills into her mouth, but spit them out. Shufelt became combative as she was being handcuffed. At Eastern Niagara Hospital-Lockport, she was aggressive, used obscene language and was physically combative, police said. She used multiple curse words and was arrested.

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DWI: Gary D. Byrd, 47, 5720 Oxford Lane was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies reported they saw a minivan had driven into an apartment building. No one was injured, except for the driver who reportedly complained of neck pain. The driver, Byrd, said he was attempting to back into a parking space when he lost control of the vehicle. The report said Byrd appeared to have glassy eyes, impaired speech and had an odor of alcoholic beverages on his breath. Deputies said an Alco sensor reading was positive for alcohol, while a chemical breath test showed a 1 percent blood alcohol count for Byrd. He was remanded to the custody of Niagara County Jail in lieu of $250.