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A Buffalo man who was stopped Sunday by City of Tonawanda Police was found to have 20 suspensions on his driver's license that date back to 1999. Gregory L. Black, 55, was charged with both second- and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, alcohol-related aggravated operation of a motor vehicle, driving without a license, driving an unregister…

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A Cheektowaga man was arrested Friday by City of Tonawanda Police, following a traffic stop on Franklin Street. Lamont Pulliam, 46, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, after he was pulled over at about 1:25 p.m. for talking on his cellphone while driving, according to City of Tonawanda Police. As he pulled over to the side of the road, Pulliam stru…

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A 72-year-old North Tonawanda woman who said she was driving home from Canal Fest was arrested early Saturday morning on a charge of driving while intoxicated, police reported. Mary C. Redman was pulled over by City of Tonawanda police on Delaware Street before 1 a.m. Saturday because she didn’t have her headlights on, police said. After the traffic stop, Redman’…

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City of Tonawanda Police Monday charged a Buffalo man with fourth-degree grand larceny for fraudulently using an ATM card. Robert C. Sweeney, 55, of Prospect Avenue, was arrested at about 2:30 p.m., according to City of Tonawanda Police. Police said the ATM card allegedly belonged to a relative of Sweeney’s. City of Tonawanda Police said the relative gave the card to…

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Four people face felony drug charges after City of Tonawanda police found them in possession of cocaine, marijuana and hallucinogenic mushrooms in parked vehicle behind a Main Street bar. Officers said they were looking for a hit-run vehicle Sunday when they discovered the four about 6:30 a.m. in a different vehicle behind the Dome Stadium bar, 200 Main St., and determi…

A City of Tonawanda man was tasered by police Thursday for fighting with officers and resisting arrest, police said. Steven M. Greger Jr., 30, of Broad Street, was charged with obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest after City of Tonawanda officers said they tried to subdue him. Officers were dispatched to a residence on Broad Street to assist in t…

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Thanks to its proximity to the Niagara River and the Erie Canal, the City of Tonawanda Police Department's marine division is in prime position to respond quickly to water emergencies with its $250,000 rescue boat. Only one thing prevents that from happening: easy access to the boat, which is kept at a nearby dock and brought to the police department when it is needed. …

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A school bus was struck by a vehicle that allegedly drove through a red light Tuesday in the City of Tonawanda, but no injuries were reported, according to City of Tonawanda Police. The collision occurred after 4 p.m. at Main and Wheeler streets, when the vehicle allegedly hit the front of the bus as the bus was crossing the intersection heading west on Wheeler, City of…

A North Tonawanda woman was charged with five counts of petit larceny Friday after allegedly stealing money from a register at the Tops Markets at 150 Niagara St. in the City of Tonawanda, according to the City of Tonawanda Police. According to City of Tonawanda Police, Harley K. Cairns, 22, of Witmer Road, was an employee at the supermarket. Cairns was accused of alleg…

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A man who is a fugitive from justice in California was arrested Tuesday in the City of Tonawanda Antonio J. Marquez, 21, is wanted in San Bernardino, Calif., for felony parole violations, according to City of Tonawanda police. Marquez, of San Bernardino, was arrested about 6 p.m. for criminal mischief after he allegedly broke items in a Hackett Drive residence. Durin…

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A shoplifting suspect was being sought Wednesday by City of Tonawanda police after the man bolted from the custody of store personnel. Police secured video stills of the suspect who, around noon Wednesday, entered a Rite Aid store at 47 Niagara St., and stole beverages and car care products, according to police. Police said the man, who was briefly detained by store …

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A city of Tonawanda man was charged Tuesday with several felonies after he was accused of stealing a vehicle from a driveway on Brookside Terrace. Derek J. Schlifke, 30, of Scott Street, also used bank cards he found inside the auto, according to City of Tonawanda police. Schlifke was arrested a week ago by Cheektowaga police on a shoplifting charge. Police said the veh…

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A Town of Tonawanda woman and a Buffalo man were arrested on drunken driving charges after two different accidents Sunday in the city of Tonawanda. Ann Marie F. Hollerud, 32, of Raintree Island, was charged with DWI after nearly striking a concrete jersey barrier while at the wheel of a vehicle on Main and Young streets, which is closed to traffic. Police said Hollerud …

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A Niagara Falls motorist faces several vehicle and traffic violations after he allegedly gave City of Tonawanda police a false name during a traffic stop Monday. Lardell W. Tucker, 33,  was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, false personation and driving without a license following a traffic stop on Bouck Street. Police said Tucker gave officers a name of …

A Kenmore man was charged Saturday by City of Tonawanda police with DWI after officers observed him running a right on red light on Main Street and laying on his horn in an attempt to pass another vehicle. John W. Wacker, whose age was not available, was stopped on Niagara Street after officers observed him coming over the Renaissance Bridge as he attempted to pass a ve…