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Lockport Police reports for the week of Dec. 31

Police reports from the

Lockport Police


Dec. 29


Todd R. Tamburri, 43, 297 Davison Road, Apt. 3, Lockport was charged with driving while intoxicated Dec. 29.

Patrol stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Upon interviewing the driver, patrol could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage.

The driver also had blood-shot eyes, slurred speech and impaired motor conditions.

The driver could not produce a valid license and a check revealed it had been suspended for a previous DWI.

Tamburri was asked to perform several standard field sobriety tests, all of which he failed.

Dec. 30


John M. Randolph, II, 25, 14 Morton St., Apt. 2, Lockport was charged with unlawful possession Dec. 30.

Patrol responded to Morton Street for a call of a domestic incident. Patrol made contact with the caller, who stated she called 911 because of a verbal argument between Randolph and the victim.

Patrol was able to make contact with Randolph as he was attempting to pull out of the driveway with his juvenile daughter.

The caller stated the victim was no longer in the residence. Randolph said he suspected she was in the residence hiding because she allegedly had a warrant out for her arrest in Orleans County.

Randolph stated the victim was in the home prior to patrol’s arrival and gave them permission to search.

While searching the residence, they could smell a strong odor of marijuana in multiple rooms.

Police located Christopher Wright in his bedroom and he allegedly admitted to patrol he had marijuana.

He handed them a green leafy vegetable substance.

He also told police there was more in a safe, and opened it for them.

In the safe was a green leafy vegetable type matter, prescription pills and cash.

Randolph allegedly also admitted to having marijuana and handed it to police.

The matter field-tested positive for marijuana.

Jan. 1


Deborah A. Oates, 51, 55 Chapel St., Lockport was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Patrol responded to Chapel Street for the report of an intoxicated underage male and an underage drinking party.

Upon arrival, patrol observed vomit and the strong odor of alcohol in the front entryway. The door to the residence was found open by patrol.

Patrol found what appeared to have been a large party, keg of beer and drug paraphernalia all around the living room. There was a strong odor of marijuana in the home.

A green leafy vegetable substance was also located.

Oates came down from upstairs and identified herself as the homeowner. She said she had been present in the home, however, had no knowledge that alcohol and drugs were being consumed in her living room. She said her 17-year-old son had hosted the party and had since left.

The vegetable substance field-tested positive for marijuana.


Dino O. Sanford, 26, 25 Harvey Ave., Lockport was charged Tuesday with trespass and criminal tampering.

Patrol responded to South New York Street for the report of a male entering vehicles.

Patrol located the described male on West Avenue and he was taken back to the scene where the caller identified him.

No property was reported stolen at this time. Sanford was found to be in possession of a large amount of loose change, which was seized. Sanford stated he was intoxicated and does not remember what happened.

Jan. 2


Nikita T. Jones, 24, 62 Gabriel Dr., Apt. A, Lockport was charged Wednesday with third-degree attempted assault and second-degree coercion.

Officers were dispatched to Gabriel Drive for a disturbance outside a residence between a male and female.

Patrol observed a female crying and only wearing jeans and a pink tank top.

The male party was known to be Jones and he was backing away from the female. A black sweatshirt was observed lying on the front stoop outside the door.

The victim stated the night prior she had a domestic incident with Jones where the police became involved. She refused to pursue charges at that time and Jones agreed to leave for the night.

The victim said that day she was walking to pick up her infant son when Jones allegedly approached her and caught her off guard. Jones reportedly began yelling, cursing and demanded to see his son.

She said she was scared and began to back off and advised him that she was calling to police and pulled out her cell phone.

The victim said as she brought the phone to her face Jones yelled “no you’re not” and smacked the phone from her hand and struck her face in the process.

She was then allegedly grabbed by Jones and dragged to the side of the building and her head was slammed against a brick wall. The victim said her head was hit with such impact she “saw stars.”

The victim said Jones then allegedly ripped her sweatshirt from her body and picked her up and slammed her to the ground.

She also said Jones only stopped as a result of the sirens being heard and when he saw a patrol car.

Officers spoke to a witness who descried the event exactly as the victim did.


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