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An Allentown apartment was heavily damaged by an intruder early Saturday, Buffalo police reported. Someone forced open window from a fire escape into the flat in the first block of Mariner Street, police said. The burglar damaged a wood coffee table, knocked paintings off the walls, ripped the fabric of a couch and damaged a wood bench seat. The intruder also smashed a …

A Prospect Avenue resident reported losing between $5,000 and $10,000 worth of personal property when her apartment was burglarized. The woman, who lives in the 100 block of Prospect, told Buffalo Police Saturday morning that someone entered the apartment through a bedroom window and stole jewelry and electronics. The burglar then left the apartment through the front do…

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An Orchard Park man was charged Sunday morning with driving while intoxicated after police said they stopped him for speeding and found that he had a blood-alcohol content three times the legal limit. Police stopped a 2015 GMC Sierra pickup truck at about 12:20 a.m. Sunday morning after it was seen speeding on South Buffalo Street in the village. The driver, 33-year-old…

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A Hamburg man with a long history of suspended or revoked driver's licenses for alcohol-related offenses was arrested again early Sunday morning in the town of Orchard Park –  for drunk and unlicensed driving. Police stopped a 2015 Nissan Altima for speeding on Milestrip Road near Abbott Road at about 3 a.m. The car was driven by Joel Echeverria, 34, whose license had b…

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A man who fought with police and then threatened an officer is now facing charges of harassment, disorderly conduct, obstructing justice and resisting arrest. Buffalo Police officers found Carlos Rodriguez fighting with a woman on Allen Street at about 2:35 a.m. Saturday and ordered them to break it up and leave. Rodriguez refused and pushed an officer in the left shoul…

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Lesson #1 in self control: Don't return to the scene. Ewardo Arroya had returned to 678 Swan St. after leaving a corner bar drunk and "out of control," according to a Buffalo police report. He punched a picture frame, breaking the glass and cutting his hand, before also punching a woman in the eye and back of the head, causing her pain, swelling and bruising. He was …

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Buffalo police arrested an unidentified man for illegally possessing a weapon while under an active order of protection after officers observed a fight in a parking lot at Jefferson Avenue and Genesee Street Sunday morning. According to the police report, officers pulled into the lot at around 9:30 a.m. after being flagged down by people at the scene. They were immediat…

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Jamestown police arrested a 50-year-old woman accused of driving while intoxicated early Sunday morning after stopping her for making an improper right turn and having no tail lights. Officers stopped Roberta S. Johnson's vehicle on Tiffany Street in the city at about 2:24 a.m. After showing signs of intoxication, she was taken to Jamestown City Jail without incident an…

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A North Park man reported $4,500 worth of technology was stolen when a door to his residence was left open. The North Park Street resident told Buffalo police an Apple MacBook Air, with an estimated value of $2,500, and a Window Surface Book, estimated at $2,000, were taken sometime between Friday afternoon and 1:30 p.m. Sunday.  

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A Lockport woman said she was attacked and robbed early Sunday on a residential street in North Buffalo. The victim told police the attack occurred about 4:30 a.m. on Avery Avenue. She said four women jumped her from behind and one woman picked her up and slammed her to the ground, injuring the victim's knee, neck and shoulder and breaking a toe. Police said the susp…

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A Forman Street woman reported her residence was burglarized Saturday, Buffalo Police said. The woman said she returned to her home, near Bailey Avenue, around 10 p.m. and discovered someone had kicked down her front door. The unknown person stole a PlayStation 4 and an Xbox 1 game system, a stereo system, an Apple laptop and a box containing jewelry, police said.

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Jamestown police said they arrested a 56-year-0ld man for violating an order of protection after he allegedly threatened and restrained a female victim in a domestic violence incident in a West Fourth Street residence. Officers responding to a complaint at about 7 p.m. Friday were able to locate Randy Harrington Sr., of Jamestown, and took him into custody without incid…

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Jamestown police said they arrested a 59-year-old man Friday night for aggravated driving while intoxicated, after watching him trying to drive away while clearly drunk. Officers said they saw Tod J. Ness of Jamestown "displaying signs of intoxication" and stopped his vehicle when he tried to leave the area around 3 Winsor St., near an unrelated incident that police wer…

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A Fort Erie man was charged with second-degree murder after Niagara Regional Police received a tip and found a body at a property on Pettit Road near Sutherland Drive there. Police said members of the Emergency Tactical Unit and negotiators responded to the unidentified site at about 10 a.m. Saturday to "check on the welfare of an individual." Police did not specify wha…