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October 16, 2013

Police blotter items published Oct. 16, 2013

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — City of Lockport

ASSAULT: John J. Cuillo, 36, 165 Allen St., was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, third-degree menacing and third-degree assault Sunday. Cuillo is accused of throwing a woman to the ground and pressing his fist into her chest while a juvenile was present, according to the arrest report.

DWI: Damon L. Lash, 43, 4582 Thrall Road, was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right Sunday. Police were on West Avenue looking for a reported reckless driver at 4:56 a.m. Sunday when an officer observed Lash’s vehicle cross the center line. Lash exhibited signs of alcohol intoxication and was charged, the arrest report said.

TRESPASS: Anthony M. Sammarco, 16, 27 Cave St., was charged with trespassing Sunday. Sammarco was asked to leave Skateland, Lincoln Avenue, after being involved in a physical altercation and refused, the arrest report said.

Town of Lockport

LARCENY: Nicole M. Houghton, 32, 6594 Charlotteville Road, Newfane, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and petit larceny Saturday. Houghton is accused of taking a purse, which contained cash, a bank card, vehicle keys and an iPhone, from a waitress at Willowbrook Golf Course, Lake Avenue, on Friday, according to the Niagara County Sheriff’s office. Houghton was held on $1,000 bail ahead of her arraignment Thursday in Lockport Town Court.


LARCENY: A homeowner in the 2900 block of Upper Mountain Road reported his dirt bike was taken off his property sometime overnight Oct. 11-Oct. 12. The 2002 Honda XR 650R motorcycle had been chained to the back deck and the lock was cut, according to the sheriff’s office.

LARCENY: A property owner reported five rolls of construction fabric were taken from the southeast corner of the Saunders Settlement and Baer roads crossing sometime overnight Oct. 11-Oct. 12. The owner is undertaking construction of a storage facility and the plastic-wrapped rolls were left unsecured on the site, according to the sheriff’s office. The rolls, which are 12 feet long and weigh 200 pounds each, are valued at $2,500 together.


LARCENY: An employee of Mark’s Pizzeria, McKee Street, reported an unknown person took away the “Mark’s” sign atop one of the shop’s delivery vehicles sometime Saturday. The sign is valued at $100, according to the sheriff’s office.


DWI: Curtis W. Stumm, 62, 3850 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, was charged with felony and aggravated driving while intoxicated Friday. A sheriff’s deputy pursuing a report of an intoxicated driver in Pendleton stopped Stumm at the Tim Horton outlet on South Transit Road just over the county line. Stumm exhibited signs of alcohol intoxication and was charged. Later chemical testing showed Stumm’s blood alcohol content was 0.19 percent, the sheriff’s office said. A records check showed Stumm’s driver’s license is revoked over a prior DWI conviction, the office said. Stumm was held on $750 bail ahead of his arraignment today in Pendleton Town Court.


POSSESSION: Matthew J. Maacks, 19, 231 Seminary St., Wilson, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana Sunday. A Niagara County Sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop on Maacks’ vehicle, for an alleged vehicle problem — loud exhaust — and while interviewing Maacks, claimed he could smell marijuana on him. Maacks admitted to having a marijuana pipe with a green leafy substance in it, the arrest report said. Maacks received a ticket to appear Nov. 12 in Wilson Town Court.