Weekly Feature



2017-03-30 / Police Blotter

Two arrested following street fight on Kirkwood

Saturday, March 25

• A Niagara Falls man was stopped on Junior Avenue for speeding and failure to signal a right turn. During the stop, the driver reportedly gave the officer a false name. Police said he was warned that he would be charged for giving his brother’s name, but the man insisted. He was found to have a suspended license and was arrested. He was charged with false personation and aggravated unlicensed operation.

Sunday, March 26

• Police responded to Kirkwood Drive for a report of a white man and black man fighting in the roadway with weapons. Police observed a white man walking in an aggressive manner down the road with a metal pipe in each hand. He was reportedly approaching two black men. Police ordered all three to get on the ground, and they were handcuffed and detained. After speaking with witnesses, police arrested a West Seneca man and a Buffalo man and charged them with disorderly conduct.

• A vehicle on Clinton Street was observed to be missing a tail light and to cross the double yellow line and fog line. Upon speaking to the driver, police observed him to have glassy eyes and slurred speech. He reportedly failed all field sobriety tests and allegedly tested positive for alcohol at 0.139 percent. He was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, no interlock device, unsafe lane change, insufficient tail lamps and aggravated unlicensed operation.

Monday, March 27

• A Collins Avenue woman reported that someone scratched or “keyed” the driver-side front door of her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway.

Total calls: 358

(Editors note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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