Lockport Police Reports for the week of Oct. 8
Saturday October 13, 2012 | By:Rikki Cason |
Police reports from the Lockport Police Department.
Carl J. Person, 31, 288 W. Oak Orchard St., Medina was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest Oct. 3.
Police observed a vehicle commit a traffic infraction and was stopped. While approaching the vehicle the odor of marijuana could be smelled coming from the vehicle. The driver stated he had just smoked marijuana but none was in the vehicle. He verbally consented to a search of the vehicle.
Patrol asked both parties to exit the vehicle. Marcus A. Walton, 6555 Lincoln Place, Apt. E, Lockport exited and patrol had him sit on the patrol vehicle. When Person exited and got to the back of the patrol vehicle he allegedly fled north on John Street. Patrol ordered him to stop but he continued to flee.
The driver was arrested and placed into custody without incident. During an inventory search of the vehicle a brown wrapped paper containing a green leafy vegetable matter was located behind the center counsel of the vehicle. The matter field-tested positive for the presence of marijuana.
Michael J. Rehm, 52, 61 Genesee St. Apt. 1, Lockport was charged with driving while intoxicated Oct. 4.
Patrol stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Patrol spoke with the driver and observed him having red glassy eyes, slurred speech and the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. The driver failed multiple field sobriety tests.
David L. Alfonso, 28, 54 High St., Lockport was charged with attempted assault, criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing Oct. 4.
Patrol responded to High Street in reference to an unwanted party. The reporting officer spoke with the victim, who stated he got into an argument with Alfonso. The victim was allowing Alfonso to stay at his house.
According to the victim, the argument escalated and became physical after Alfonso lunged at him. During the struggle, Alfonso allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened the victim.
A burglary was reported Oct. 6 at the Car Place, 112 West Genesee St. in Lockport. The victim told police between 8 p.m. Oct. 5 and 10 a.m. Oct. 6, an unknown person entered the business by breaking a back window.
The suspect then entered the business and reportedly stole a Toshiba laptop computer, a Visio flat screen television, a Nixon digital camera and two books of business checks. The total amount of stolen property was reported at $1,890. Total damage done to the property is $40.
Nicole M. Brady, 22, 3260 Main St., Apt. 2, Buffalo was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated.
Patrol was dispatched to the area of West Avenue and Otto Park for a report of an accident. When patrol arrived, they say that a small green sedan was involved in a roll over accident, having collided with a NYSEG pole.
The pole was damaged along with a white fence to the rear of a West Avenue property. It was also confirmed the same vehicle was involved in a hit and run earlier at Lock 34.
Patrol observed the driver, Brady and the juvenile caller sitting outside the vehicle. Upon interviewing the driver, Brady reportedly had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her breath as well as impaired motor skills and glassy bloodshot eyes.
She appeared to have suffered minor injuries during the accident and was later transported to Erie County Medical Center for treatment.
Patrol did believe she was intoxicated. Due to her injuries, police were unable to perform field sobriety tests. Upon further interview Brady did make verbal admission to being intoxicated.
Ruby P. Clayton, 37, 45 Crosby Ave., Lockport was charged Wednesday with unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed.
Patrol observed a vehicle traveling west on Genesee Street. They then observed the vehicle parked on Genesee Street in a known drug area.
Patrol exited the vehicle finding Clayton in the driverís seat with the motor running. She stated she just dropped her sister off. Patrol asked for her driverís license and she stated it had been suspended.
Police asked her to exit the vehicle and she was placed under arrest. While inventorying the vehicle, patrol located a clear plastic bag containing three small plastic baggies with a green leafy vegetable matter inside. The matter field-tested positive for the presence of marijuana.