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FROM THE BLOTTER
NIAGARA FALLS POLICE CALLS, OCT. 22 TO NOV. 2

Friday

A Wheatfield man's car was broken into sometime prior to 10:30 p.m. while he took in a movie at the Regal Cinemas on Builder's Way. Police said that a passenger-side window was broken and a compact disc stereo unit was stolen. Total loss was placed at $700.

A 40-year-old Niagara Falls man told police he had a knife held to his throat during an altercation inside the Pour House bar on Mackenna Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. The assailant fled when a bartender phoned police, officers reported.

Saturday

Police said that license plates were stolen off four cars parked in the 500 block of Rainbow Boulevard during the overnight hours.

An 88th Street man was arrested at 4 a.m. in the 2400 block of Pine Avenue. Richard S. Susfolk II was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Police said he was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center a short time after his arrest due to injuries and exposure to Mace, both of which occurred prior to his arrest.

Sunday

A 28-year-old Ransomville woman was injured at 2 a.m. when she tried to intervene in a fight between two friends. Police said that the altercation occurred at Main Street and Ontario Avenue and that the victim was picked up and dropped on her head by a man involved in the initial fight. No arrests were made.

Sometime between midnight and 10 a.m., someone entered a Whirlpool Street woman's car and stole a cellular telephone and $5 in change, police said.

A 79th Street man told police his car was struck with an object as he drove east in the 8400 block of Buffalo Avenue just after 7 a.m. The object damaged the roof and broke the car's rear window, police said, causing an estimated $450 damage.

Monday

A Frontier Avenue woman told Officer Jason G. Sykes someone took 50 CDs and a flashlight from her unlocked car overnight. The discs were left on the front seat and the flashlight was on the back seat, the woman said.

A man told Lt. Angela Munn-Gadacz someone entered her vehicle Saturday night at Main Street and Michigan Avenue while he attended a concert and took three cell phones from the center console. It appears the window was pried open to gain entrance, the man said.

A woman told police that after she stopped her van at 13th Street and Pierce Avenue on Sunday night to go into a store, she went around to the other side of the van to check for her purse. However, a man grabbed the purse and ran, she said. She said she started to chase him but lost him. The purse was later recovered Monday at 15th Street and Pierce Avenue, minus the wallet, which contained $350, two debit cards and personal identification.

Tuesday

A man on Niagara Falls Boulevard told Officer Jason G. Sykes someone smashed in his truck's window sometime since 5:30 a.m. and took two televisions.

A woman told Officer Angelo Berti someone entered her locked car on Lockport Street and took three credit cards, $100, two CD players, personal papers and her purse. There was no damage done to her car, Berti said.

Officer Justin Birmingham took a report from a woman on Main Street who told him someone broke into her car by breaking a side window. The thief took the car's CD player/radio, she said.

Wednesday

A man on Sixth Street called police to say he came home and found a man in his apartment after breaking a cellar window to gain entry. The man had evidently slept in an unlocked apartment on the second floor overnight, said Officer Robert Gee. He arrested Randy Jimmerson, 20, of Falls Street, charging him with criminal mischief and trespassing.

Someone pulled out a glass window of a car and took the stereo, as well as the anti-theft bracket on the stereo, said Officer William Gee. The Cleveland Avenue man told Gee of the damage at 12:30 p.m.

Officer William Gee said a Cleveland Avenue woman told him someone smashed a vent window of her truck and took the stereo with a video display panel, cell phone and jacket. There were pry marks around the vent window, and the dashboard was damaged, Gee said.

Thursday

An Ashland Avenue woman told Officer James J. Conte someone took her car overnight. The car was later reovered in a lot on 19th Street, said Conte. The wires under the steering wheel were tampered with and the body was damaged in the rear, front and sides, he said.

A woman from Lewiston who was in a meeting at Catholic Charities, 237 Fourth St., said someone took her purse from her desk drawer. The woman told Officer James Reynolds her purse contained four charge cards, $5, a bank debit card and personal papers. There were no suspects or witnesses, said Officer James Reynolds.

A pharmacist at Pine Pharmacy, 1866 Pine Ave. told Conte a woman gave him a forged prescription for a narcotic drug.

Friday

A Caravelle Drive woman told Officer John Petrishin someone entered her apartment sometime between August and Oct. 22 and took various controlled substances, a small rug and a picture frame. He told the woman to give him a complete inventory later.

A woman on Third Street told Officer Ronald Cirrito someone broke a window of her car with a large rock and took a digital camera, two purses, a debit/credit card and also dented the car's driver's door. The suspect also left some blood stains on the seat and door of the car, she said. There were four other vehicles vandalized in the same lot, said Cirrito.

Saturday

Welch Avenue resident Perez D. Watts, 26, was charged with unlawful imprisonment at 12:25 a.m. Watts was arrested in the 500 block of 19th Street.

Monday

Officer Dan Bird arrested a man after another man said he chased him down the street with a knife. Bird arrested George McClain, 40, of South Avenue on his street and charged him with menacing.

An Ashland Avenue man told Officer Nicolas Granto a man banged on the glass of his front door, breaking it. The suspect admitted he broke the window and said he would try to pay for it. Granto told the suspect he would be arrested if he doesn't pay for the damages.

Tuesday

A 56th Street woman told Officer David Kinney somebody entered her truck sometime overnight, searched through the glove compartment and took $1.50 in change from a cup holder. The vehicle was not locked and it was parked in her garage, she said.

A woman on A Street told Officer Kelly Alcorn someone broke a side window of her car sometime overnight. Nothing was taken from the car, said the victim.

A man told Officer Jackie Weigel a man took a wooden door to a Krull Parkway apartment off it's hinges and stole it on Monday. The victim said he spoke with the suspect and he admitted to taking it, but so far has refused to return it.

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