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From the blotter / Niagara County police calls, April 4 to 10

April 4

* Brianna D. Shubbuck, 18, of Ridge Road, Lockport, an employee of Tanfastic in Kenyon's Plaza, Main Street, Newfane, was issued an appearance ticket charging her with petit larceny. Store security told sheriff's deputies that Shubbuck took $800 between Nov. 1 and March 29 while working for the tanning shop.

* Eugene E. Paibomsai, 48, of Youngstown-Lockport Road, Ransomville, was charged with forcible touching, sheriff's deputies reported. A 57-year-old Hatter Road, Newfane, woman told deputies that Paibomsai came to her house intoxicated and came into her bedroom and touched her inappropriately. The woman also asked for an order of protection, deputies said.

* A 16-year-old High Street youth was charged with disorderly conduct by Lockport police following a report of an afternoon fight by a group of teens in the parking lot of the Kenan Center on Locust Street. Officers said they told the teens to leave and said the youth stood in the middle of the driveway, forcing a car to pull around him to get into the parking lot.

* Benjamin K. Starcher, 18, of no permanent address, was charged by Lockport police with second-degree criminal impersonation and unlawful possession of marijuana. Police said that during a traffic stop on Lewis Street he gave a name of John Dwyer but was unable to spell the last name and give a date of birth. Starcher had active warrants in the City of Niagara Falls and Niagara County and had a marijuana cigarette, police said.

* A 16-year-old West Avenue youth was charged with second-degree assault and accused by Lockport police of punching another teen at Washburn and Evans streets March 23. Police said the victim suffered a broken nose.

April 5

* Kimberly S. Cooper, 25, of Coomer Road, Newfane, was charged by sheriff's deputies with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right and operating a motor vehicle above a 0.08 percent blood-alcohol level. Deputies said they found Cooper behind the wheel of her vehicle in a ditch at 3:28 a.m. on Shawnee Road in Wheatfield, with the vehicle running. Cooper told deputies she lost control due to slick roads. Deputies said she failed field sobriety tests and registered a bloodalcohol level of 0.17 percent.

* Andrew L. Dohring, 23, of Ridge Road, Lockport, was charged by sheriff's deputies with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right and driving with a blood-alcohol level above 0.08 percent at 2:40 a.m. on Ridge Road in Lockport. Deputies said he was stopped after a call of an intoxicated driver.

April 6

* Sheriff's investigators said they were probing a report of identity fraud. A Drum Road, Middleport, man reported that someone fraudulently ran up $660 worth of purchases on a credit card in his name recently.

* A resident of Keller Avenue in Newfane told sheriff's deputies that someone, possibly a neighbor, shot his cat in the leg just before 6 p.m. The animal was taken to a veterinary hospital for treatment.

* Evelyn V. Stewart, 23, of Pierce Avenue, was charged with loitering for the purpose of engaging in prostitution, after Niagara Falls police said they spotted her flagging down cars in the 1000 block of 19th Street just after 7 p.m.

* A man was charged with pickpocketing at 7:19 p.m., Niagara Falls police reported. Gerald L. Lesmeister, 36, of no known address, was picked up in the 1500 block of Pine Avenue and charged with petit larceny and resisting arrest, police reported.

* Shakeya L. Ryan, 28, of 20th Street, Niagara Falls, was arrested at 9:46 p.m. in the 1300 block of Elmwood Avenue and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, city police said. She had a blood-alcohol content above 0.18, police said, as well as no insurance or registration, improper plates and two other violations. Police said she also had an outstanding warrant for $280 worth of unpaid parking tickets.

* Angelina M. DePadre, 18, of Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls, was arrested after police conducted a surprise inspection at her home at 10:30 p.m., according to reports. DePadre, who is on probation, was found to have been drinking alcohol and to have alcohol hidden in the area of the home, police said. She was charged with second-degree criminal contempt.

April 7

* An 81st Street man told Niagara Falls police that someone broke into his pickup truck overnight while it was parked near his home and stole a compact disc stereo unit valued at $200. The theft was discovered at 6 p.m.

* Several people reported incidents of vandalism to cars to Niagara Falls police. They included two tires being slashed on one car and one tire on another vehicle, both while parked in the 3000 block of Monroe Avenue; four tires cut on a Niagara University student's car while it was parked in the 400 block of Pine Avenue; windows broken on vehicles in the 8600 block of Munson Avenue and the 200 block of 77th Street; a mirror broken on a car in the 700 block of 16th Street; and two tires cut on a car parked in the 400 block of Fifth Street.

April 8

* Someone broke out a window on a car belonging to a Pine Avenue woman and stole a winter coat and 20 compact discs from inside, Niagara Falls police said. The incident occurred between 12:15 and 2 a.m., resulting in an estimated loss of $550.

* Sheriff's deputies said that someone pulled up to a 1996 Lincoln parked at the Midas Muffler shop on South Transit Road in the Town of Lockport and stole the center caps from the wheels on the passenger side of the vehicle. The theft occurred sometime between midnight and 1, deputies said, noting the fresh tire and sneaker tracks in the newly fallen snow. The vehicle belonged to an Amherst man who had left it there for servicing.

* A woman on Heather Drive, Lockport, told a sheriff's deputy someone used her debit card to buy $467 worth of goods online from Wal-Mart on April 3 without her permission.

April 9

* A Pine Avenue man told Niagara Falls police that someone kicked in the side door of his car, causing $900 damage.

* A man told Niagara Falls police someone entered his vehicle in the 700 block of 87th Street and took the CD player and radio, change, six CDs and a hockey stick.

* A Niagara Falls man on Michigan Avenue told city police that at 10:30 a.m. a man pushed him down the front porch stairs, bruising his leg and causing substantial pain and injuries. He was treated in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.

* A 44-year-old Kelsey Lane, Wheatfield man told a sheriff's deputy someone took a GPS unit and satellite radio from two vehicles in his driveway.

April 10

* A man in an alley behind the 1200 block of Pine Avenue told Niagara Falls police someone slashed two tires of his car sometime overnight. The man told officers tires were slashed on two other vehicles, as well.

* A man told Niagara Falls police a large, unrestrained Rottweiler charged off a front porch in the 400 block of 18th Street at 11 a.m., knocked him to the ground and bit his arm through his work jacket.

* A woman in the 1900 block of Niagara Street told Niagara Falls police at 9:30 a.m. that a woman took five CDs from her apartment at 10:30 p.m. April 9.

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