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September 4, 2013

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HARASSMENT: Corey Huber, 18, 29 Harwood Place, was charged Monday with second-degree harassment. According to the arrest report, Huber punched the victim in the head during an argument.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Irwin L. Serota, 69, 210 Locust St., lower apartment, was charged Saturday with three counts of second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct. The police were called to Locust and High Street for a fight involving a large group of people. According to the arrest report, Serota came out of his yard and struck the victim who was delivering newspapers. A neighbor intervened and was also threatened. Serota allegedly said, “I will beat you until you’re (expletive) dead.” The police were also threatened, officers reported. The three victims completed harassment information and Serota was arrested.

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MARIJUANA: Anthony R. Wall, 16, 310 Clinton St. was charged Sunday with unlawful possession of marijuana and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Ernest Road, where they reportedly saw 10 kids walk behind the house. As deputies approached, an alarm sounded from inside the residence and the sound of breaking glass was heard. Three men walked out of the house and told deputies they were there for a party. While speaking to them, deputies noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from Wall. Wall reportedly had a glass mason jar containing marijuana. He was given an appearance ticket for Sept. 12 in Lockport Town Court and everyone else was sent home.

MISCHIEF: An unknown person damaged the portable style sign of Belliveau Restaurant on Day Road, deputies reported Sunday. The damage was estimated to be about $1,000.

AUTO STRIPPING: A Robinson Road man reported to deputies Sunday an unknown person stole his Jensen In-Dash multimedia system sometime overnight. The system is valued at about $350 and was taken out of the victim’s 2004 Pontiac Grand Am dashboard. The vehicle was thought to have been locked and deputies saw a small scratch in the paint on the passenger side door that had not been there prior to the theft.


DWI: Kenneth D. Barosky, 56, 2247 Falls St., Niagara Falls was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, driving with a suspended registration and without insurance. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly saw Barosky driving south on Lockport-Olcott Road, changing lanes without signaling and failing to keep right, leading to an initiated traffic stop in the Rite Aid parking lot. He failed four field sobriety tests, deputies reported and refused a chemical test. Barosky was taken to Niagara County Jail on $750 bail and appeared Monday in Newfane Town Court.

DWI: Ronald S. Folmar, 37, 3747 Beebe Road was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated. Deputies were called to Lake Road, near Olcott Beach, looking for a reckless driver who was swerving all over the road. Deputies saw the vehicle leave the beach area and head west on Lake, which is where deputies pulled him over after seeing him cross the fog line three times. He failed all but one of the field sobriety tests and registered a .2 percent blood alcohol content reading, deputies said. Folmar was taken to Niagara County Jail on $250 bail.


MISCHIEF: Brandon L. Rutherford, 18, 8691 Lake Road was charged Monday with second-degree criminal mischief and criminal contempt. Niagara County Probation said during a home visit, it was found that Rutherford had tampered with his GPS ankle monitor. The monitor is damaged, probation said, costing about $2,500 to replace. Rutherford was taken to Niagara County Jail and is to appear Thursday in Somerset Town Court.


DWI: Robert G. Green, 52, 19 Harbor Park was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Sheriff’s deputies said Green was seen on Pettit Street driving west in the center of the road for which they pulled him over. He failed three of four field sobriety tests and refused a chemical test. Green was taken to Niagara County Jail on $750 bail and appeared Monday in Wilson Town Court.

Police blotter items published Sept. 4, 2013