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From the blotter / Niagara County police calls, June 26 to July 2

>June 26

* Two laptop computers were removed from a computer cart at Edward Town Middle School in Wheatfield, between Feb. 1 and the date reported. Laura Palka, the principal, told Niagara County sheriff's deputies that the computer carts had been all over the school in that time period. Serial numbers were provided. Value was given as $1,047.

* Raymond Community Church on Rapids Road in Lockport reported to sheriff's deputies $240 in damage to a garage door. The parking lot had tire tracks indicating someone "doing doughnuts" and may have driven into the storage building garage door, deputies said.


>June 27

* Just before midnight at the Niagara Falls Citgo Mart, 700 Main St., a 17-year-old clerk told Niagara Falls police a man wearing a black leather outfit and black ball cap walked out without paying for two bottles of beer.
A man at 16th Street and Cleveland Avenue told a Niagara Falls officer at 10:15 p.m. someone in a large group of people stabbed him in the shoulder and back and sprayed Mace in his face. The suspect is known to carry a handgun, police said.


>June 28

* Niagara Falls police charged an Eighth Street man Thursday morning with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of petit larceny after a security guard at the Parkway Condominiums, 151 Buffalo Ave., said he saw the man entering two vehicles in the lot. Police charged Robert W. Morgan, 25, at 12:30 a.m. after they had to chase him when he ran toward the Niagara Expressway and into some woods. A police dog forced him out of the woods, where two State Parks Police officers apprehended him. The victims said Morgan took a planner, vitamins, aspirin and some medications.

* Two teens were charged with marijuana possession and acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17 after they were found at 1:22 a.m. in Wilson church parking lot in the 600 block of Lake Street "acting suspicious," according to sheriff's deputies. Joshua D. Talun, 17, of Robin Road, Amherst, and Vincent D. Conrad, 19, of New Road, Ransomville, were in the lot with 14- and 15-year-old girls. Marijuana was found in Talun's pocket and a bag of marijuana, pipes and scales were found in the car, officers said. The girls were returned home by sheriff's deputies and the boys were charged on $500 bail and released.


>June 29

* Police charged a Michigan Avenue man with a pair of felony narcotics counts after witnessing a suspected drug deal in the 500 block of 19th Street around 6:30 p.m. Clarence R. Johnson, 29, was found to be in possession of 14 baggies containing marijuana and cocaine, police said. Quarry M. Allen, 30, of Fourth Street, was charged with third- and fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 9:35 p.m.
* A Jordan Gardens resident told police he was assaulted by the grandmother of his children after trying to drop off clothing and diapers to their mother. The incident occurred in the Centre Court housing complex and the 31-year-old victim suffered minor injuries when he was struck about the head with the woman's shoe, police said. No arrests were made.

* Two 16-year-old were charged by Lockport police with criminal mischief and felony burglary for breaking a window at a house on Harvey Avenue to gain entry. Philip A. Ruiz of Lockport-Olcott Road, Lockport, and Kieland L. Williams of Genesee Street were also charged with underage possession of alcohol and Ruiz was additionally charged with obstructing governmental administration and two counts of harassment.

* Robert T. Brant, 26, of Gabriel Drive, Lockport, was charged by Lockport police at 8:19 p.m. on VanBuren Street with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, having tinted windows and parking illegally at the curb. Officers said Brant walked away when stopped, entered his house and threw something into a bedroom. Brant admitted to having two bags of cocaine for personal use, which police said would be taken for testing.

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