Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport
ENDANGERING: Dwayne L. Parchment, 29, 36 South Transit St. was charged with endangering the welfare of a child Wednesday. At 10:24 p.m. the police responded to the report of a suspicious male on South Transit Street. According to the arrest report Parchment was pushing a baby stroller, after consumming alcohol and Adavan tablets. He had a laceration near his eye and was taken to Eastern Niagara Hospital-Lockport for treatment. The baby was turned over to the mother who lives in Niagara Falls.
MENACING: David J. Whitman, 24, 453 Walnut St., lower was charged with third-degree menacing and criminal obstruction of breathing Wednesday. According to the arrest report, on Aug. 26 police responded to a physical domestic. Whitman allegedly threatened the victim and put his hands around her neck. She told police she saw stars and feared for her life. Whitman ran before the police arrived and left in a pickup truck. Police were unable to find him. The victim requested a stay-away order. Whitman drove into the city hall parking lot on Wednesday and was taken into custody by police.
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SHOPLIFTING: Danielle M. Rubin, 23, and Phillip E. Schramm, 23, both of 223 Church St., lower apartment, were charged with petit larceny and sixth-degree conspiracy. A Walmart employee told Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies Schramm was seen pushing a cart full of merchandise toward the garden patio on the south side of the store. Deputies said Schramm was seen throwing the items over the fence while Rubin stood watch. Schramm then left the store and drove around to the garden patio side. Schramm drove around to the front of the store to pick up Rubin, but was stopped by store security. Schramm was taken to the Niagara County Jail on $500 bail. Rubin said while she knew what Schramm was doing, she did not want to be a part of it. She was taken to the jail on $250 bail. The items stolen totaled $142.63.
LARCENY: Kyle T. Stewart, 26, 2127 River Road, Niagara Falls was charged Wednesday with petit larceny. Deputies were called to Tops Markets on South Transit Road where an employee said they saw Stewart eat two bakery items and some cheese. He also reportedly took two Red Bull beverages and left the store without paying. While speaking with deputies, Stewart reportedly said he ate the cheese to see if he liked it before he bought it. He didn’t like the cheese because he thought it was too spicy. Stewart reportedly said he thought the baked goods were samples, but taking the Red Bulls were a bad choice. He was taken to Niagara County Jail on $250 bail.