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>No injuries reported in ultralight plane crash

ROYALTON -- No one was injured when an ultralight plane made a rough landing Sunday afternoon in a cornfield near Terry's Corners.

A Niagara County Sheriff's Office dispatcher said the small plane landed at about 3:30 p.m. near 8437 Dale Road. Emergency workers were called to the scene, but the pilot, identified as Steven Beleveau, 54, of Lockport, was not injured. Beleveau told authorities he had a difficulty gaining altitude after takeoff, then an engine failed.


>Falls girl, 12, shot in leg with pellet gun

NIAGARA FALLS -- A 12-year-old girl and her grandmother told police the girl was shot with a pellet gun while she in-line skating with friends in the 4300 block of Crescent Drive on Saturday evening.

The girl said she heard a a "popping" noise shortly before feeling a minor pain in her left leg at about 6 p.m. She then reached down and noticed she was bleeding, police said.


>Woman seeking police help arrested on DWI charge

NIAGARA FALLS -- A Buffalo woman who sought the help of a police officer for a flat tire on Pine Avenue was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated early Sunday.

Chaquita M. Dozier, 30, of Buffalo, was driving a Ford Explorer with a shredded tire on the front passenger side in the 3900 block of Pine Avenue, where she pulled up to an officer who was helping another driver with a blown tire, police said.

Dozier posted a blood-alcohol content of 0.20 percent, police said.


>Three attack, rob man on Ferry Ave. in Falls

NIAGARA FALLS -- A Greenville, Ala., man told police that three men jumped him early Monday in front of 1805 Ferry Ave. and stole $10.

The victim, 39, said one of the men punched him in the face before taking the money from his pocket, police said.


>Medina man accused of drunken driving

LOCKPORT -- A Medina man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a Niagara County sheriff's deputy said he ran a red light at Beattie and Lincoln avenues at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday.

Charles A. Class, 33, registered a 0.16 percent blood-alcohol content during a breath test in the Sheriff's Office, the deputy reported. The deputy said he had followed the black Monte Carlo driven by Class and saw it cross lanes and then brake but fail to stop at a red light.

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