Lockport Police reports for the week of Nov. 12
Friday November 16, 2012 | By:Rikki Cason |
Police reports from the Lockport Police Department.
Richelle B. Clark, 37, 264 Washington St., Apt. Lower, Lockport was charged with first-degree assault, two counts of attempted assault, reckless driving and criminal mischief Nov. 8.
Officers were dispatched to Convenient One Stop on Hawley Street after it was reported a female had struck a person with her car.
Officers were advised the suspect was attempting to flee the area and police were able to stop the vehicle.
It was determined Clark was attempting to run over the male victim when he stood outside the corner store while he was talking with a female.
Clark ended up striking the female victim with the vehicle and she rolled across the hood and ended up on the grass near the sidewalk area. Clark then fled the area in her vehicle.
The male victim went inside the store and told the store manager to call 911. The two then were outside to aide the female victim when Clark returned and again drove at the male victim.
The store manager reported he had to dive for safety to avoid being hit. Clark then allegedly chased the male victim in her vehicle through the grass and to the rear yard of the business. He fled to the north side of the building where Clark could not follow in the vehicle.
The business suffered a large amount of damage to the yard area as a result of Clark’s operation of the vehicle.
Timothy R. Roberts, 41, 93 South St., Apt. 2, Lockport was charged with criminal tampering, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration Nov. 8.
The reporting officer observed Roberts opening the passenger side door of a vehicle parked in front of the American Legion bar.
The defendant walked away from the vehicle when he saw patrol. He then ran between the American Legion and the Niagara Hotel.
The officer yelled for him to stop, but Roberts allegedly continued to run toward Transit.
Roberts was taken into custody in front of the Niagara Hotel. The owner of the vehicle was located inside and stated he did not give the defendant permission to enter his vehicle.
Bruno J. Haney, II, 23, 329 Prospect St., Lockport was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana Nov. 8.
Patrol observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign and initiated a traffic stop. A check confirmed the driver Haney’s license was suspended.
Haney admitted to patrol he pulled into the driveway to prevent himself from being pulled over.
In the back hatch of the vehicle there were 10 large spools of wire along with miscellaneous pieces of large diameter bare copper wire.
Haney and passenger Patrick T. Vail, 23, 659 Gardenwood Dr., Apt. 2, Lockport had discrepancies in their stories of where the wire came from.
While inventorying the vehicle prior to tow, pieces of a green leafy vegetable matter were located throughout the vehicle. The matter field-tested positive for the presence of marijuana.
Vail was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.
Matthew J. Lequeux, 20, Lockport was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana Nov. 10.
Patrol responded after a caller stated Lequeux had just purchased marijuana. Patrol located him on Genesee Street.
Lequeux was found to be in possession of marijuana.
Andrew Johnson, 57, 427 Niagara St., Apt. Lower, Lockport was charged with second-degree harassment Nov. 10.
Patrol responded to Niagara Street for a report of a domestic incident. Patrol interviewed Johnson, who stated he had an argument with his girlfriend about money.
He said during the argument she tripped over the dog and fell to the ground in the kitchen.
The victim stated during the argument Johnson threw a pot of water at her, and then grabbed her by the neck causing her to fall to the ground.
As a result of the falling the victim suffered a bloody nose.
Steven H. Foster, 33, 5793 W. Main St., Apt. A, Olcott was charged with criminal trespass, fourth-degree criminal mischief and false impersonation Nov. 10.
Patrol units responded to a possible burglary. The caller stated the suspect was leaving in a vehicle and it was observed by police traveling east on Corinthia Street.
A traffic stop was conducted and an investigation led to the arrest of the passenger, Foster.
Michael J. Sherman, 30, 7148 Wheeler Road, Apt. 1, Lockport, the driver of the vehicle, was also charged with driving while intoxicated.