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Police Log for The Tonawandas/Kenmore for the week of Sunday, Dec. 9

North Tonawanda

December 1

Harassment

David R. Summerville, 20, Warner Avenue, North Tonawanda, was arrested Dec. 1 for harassment in the second degree.

Larceny

Joshua K. Allen, 28, Lena Drive, North Tonawanda, was arrested Dec. 1 for petit larceny. He was released on $250 bail.

December 2

Assault

Derek L. Disorbo, 20, Brookfield Drive, North Tonawanda, was arrested Dec. 2 for assault in the third degree.

DWAI

Demiesha C. Chatman, 22, Walnut Avenue, Niagara Falls, was arrested Dec. 2 for DWAI - drugs, aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, and insufficient tail lamps. Bail was set at $250.

December 3

Unlicensed operation

Charles R. Franklin, 38, Goulding Avenue, Buffalo, surrendered to the North Tonawanda Police Department on Dec. 3 for facilitating an unlicensed operation in the third degree. Bail was set at $500.

City of Tonawanda

November 28

Resisting

Warrant Surrender

Carrie J. Andrakulic, 26, Elderberry Place, Niagara Falls, was charged in April with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration. She surrendered to the City of Tonawanda Police Department on Nov. 28.

November 29

Larceny

Shane A. Laport, 26, Grand Island, was arrested Nov. 29 for petit larceny. In addition a warrant has been issued for John L. Sartari, 48, of Grand Island.

Both Laport and Sartari were caught stealing 18 steaks and four 12-packs of Pepsi.

Possession

Krystal A. Beebe, 26, Englewood Avenue, Town of Tonawanda, was arrested Nov. 29 for criminal possession of a controlled substance, obstruction of governmental administration in the second degree, and falsely reporting to law enforcement.

November 30

Grand Larceny

Donald A. Militello, 29, Carney Street, Tonawanda, surrendered on a warrant for grand larceny - auto, operating a motor vehicle as an unlicensed driver, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle without consent from the owner, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree.

An additional was issued to Militello for violating a no show appearance in court.

December 1

DWI

Jonathan W. Jacobs, 31, River Road, Niagara Falls, was arrested Dec. 1 for DWI in the first degree, failure to obey and refusal to take breath test.

Jacobs made an unlawful U-turn as he pulled out of the Mighty Taco plaza. During the traffic stop and failed his field tests.

December 3

Larceny

Pamela Schultz, 57, Niagara Street, Tonawanda, was arrested Dec. 3 for petit larceny.

Schultz was caught stealing food, meat and milk for TOPS on Niagara Street.

December 4

Menacing

Thomas W. Goetz, 62, Fletcher St., Tonawanda, was arrested Dec. 4 for menacing in the third degree and two counts of larceny.

Goets was involved in a domestic disturbance, during which he stole a cell phone and a rent check.

Resisting Arrest

Nicholas Deeb, 21, Kinsey Street, Kenmore, was arrested at Niagara and Hinds Streets Dec. 4 for resisting arrest and obstriction of governmental administration in the second degree. This occurred as a result of road rage.

Kenmore

November 27

Possession

Steven W. Blatner, 19, was arrested by Kenmore police Tuesday, Nov. 27 for unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to keep right.

Larceny

Nicholas Knezevic, 21, was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 27 for petit larceny.

November 28

Possession

Rebecca A. Vosburgh, 26, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 28 for criminal possession of a controlled substance - cocaine, and speeding in zone.

November 29

AUO

Tiffany L. Mullen, 21, was arrested by KPD Thursday, Nov. 29 for operating a motor vehicle as an unlicensed driver, aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree, and failure to obey a traffic device.

December 1

DWI

Michael G. Ramsden, 52, was arrested Saturday, Dec. 1 for driving while intoxicated - first offense, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle - first offense, moving from lane unsafely, operating a motor vehicle without and inspection certificate and a traffic device violation - passing through a red light.

City of Tonawanda

Fire Department

Incident Statistics

Nov. 26 to Dec. 2

• 24 EMS incidents, including two vehicle crashes.

• Four Alarms of Fire:

1. At 8:43 p.m. Nov. 27 crews responded to Kohler Street, to a reported oven on fire. The fire was contained to the oven, it was caused by grease. Crews ventilated smoke. There was $400 damage caused .

2. At 11:44 p.m. Nov. 28 crews responded to 493 Young St., to a report of heavy smoke coming from the junk yard at Frontier Scrap.

Crews found a rubbish fire burning inside a large metal container in the yard. The fire was allowed to burn itself out with constant supervision by workers. Management was instructed to not allow any more open burning.

3. At 9 p.m. Nov. 28 fire was dispatched to 95 William St., to a report of an explosion and smoke coming from an unknown building. Crews found a two-car garage well-involved in fire. The fire was extinguished with multiple hose lines and damage was listed as $7,000.

The garage was owned by Amy Peterson of the same address. Police and Fire Investigators are continuing investigate the cause.

4. At 12:40 p.m. Dec. 1 fire was dispatched to 78 Penarrow Drive, for a residential fire and EMS alarm activation. Crews found no problems; alarm was due to an accidental trip by resident.

• Five Still Alarms:

1. Fire was dispatched to 170 Main St. (Christian Heritage Center), to a report of a fire alarm activation caused by smoke from cooking. Crews investigated and confirmed that no fire danger was present.

2. At 1:25 p.m. Nov. 26 fire responded to 291 Kohler St., to a report of a tree on fire. Crews extinguished a tree stump that was burning.

3. Just before 1 a.m. Nov. 29 crews responded to 360 Wales Ave., (Snyder Industries), to a report of leaking propane. Crews reported that while an employee was attempting to connect a 30-pound propane cylinder to a tow-motor truck, the hose burst and caused a leak. The incident took place outside in the parking lot and the gas diffused into the air. No dangerous accumulation of gas was detected.

4. Just before 1:30 a.m. Nov. 29 crews responded to 111 Mosher Drive for an unknown type of alarm in a residence. Crews inspected the vacant property through outside windows and determined that there was no problem.

5. At 5:24 p.m. Dec. 1 fire was dispatched to Adam and Wheeler Streets, to a report of an odor of natural gas. Crews investigated and could not detect any dangerous levels of gas. National Fuel Gas was contacted and confirmed a “level two” outdoor leak in the area that is not posing any danger.

• Six Investigations:

1. Just before noon Nov. 26 crews responded to Twin city Highway at Fillmore Avenue. Report of a truck leaking a possible hazardous material onto the roadway. Crews investigated and found a small trickle of fluid present on the roadway and that the truck belonged to Environmental Service Group, 177 Wales Ave. Company officials were contacted and reported no hazardous shipment was on that vehicle.

2. At 5:13 p.m. Nov. 27 crews responded to 60 Bellhurst Road, reported carbon monoxide detector alarming. Crews could not detect any CO gas and determined that the batteries in the detector were depleted.

3. At 5:19 p.m. Nov. 28 fire was dispatched to 47 Maple St., to a reported carbon monoxide detector alarming. Crews could not detect any CO gas and determined that the detector had malfunctioned.

4. At 7:38 a.m. Nov. 29 crews responded to 6 Maple St., to a report of a carbon monoxide detector alarming. Crews could not detect any CO gas and determined that the batteries in the detector were depleted.

5. At 10:45 a.m. Nov. 30 fire was dispatched to 28 Schuler Ave., to a flooded basement. Crews noted raw sewage and advised owner to contact a plumber.

6. Just after 9 p.m. Dec. 1 fire responded to a report of a carbon monoxide detector alarming. Crews could not detect any CO gas and determined that the batteries in the detector were depleted.


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