Lockport police reports for the week of Oct. 22
Michael J. Lee, 31, 119 Gooding St., Lockport was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed Oct. 17.
Patrol stopped a vehicle for an insurance lapse. The driver told police he did have current insurance on the vehicle and the lapse was due to him changing his address.
Patrol ran a check on the driver and his license is currently suspended. The driver was also placed under arrest and also stated he had a small bag of marijuana in between the driver seat.
The substance field-tested positive for marijuana.
Willie Howard III, 27, 271 Locust St., Apt. 4, Lockport was charged with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief Oct 18.
On Sept. 7, patrol interviewed the victim who was found at the corner of Genesee and Washburn Street after a report of a physical domestic incident. The victim stated her boyfriend became upset with her after she told him she was not going to have sex with him in the bathroom of a friend’s house. The victim left the house and started walking on Washburn.
Howard reportedly followed her and began arguing with her. The victim said it became very heated and she called the police. At that time, Howard grabbed her phone and smashed it on the brick sidewalk causing it to break. He then allegedly pushed her into the brick siding along the sidewalk causing her severe pain.
Howard fled the scene on a bicycle.
Frederick J. Baldwin, 27, 32 John St., Lockport was charged with second-degree harassment Oct. 19.
Patrol responded and found the victim walking around outside of the residence crying. She had visible marks on her neck and was bleeding from her arm. She said she was playing with her dogs outside when her mother’s boyfriend Baldwin came home. He began yelling at her for not having the dogs on a leash and she ran inside yelling she was moving out.
While inside, Baldwin allegedly approached the victim telling her she couldn’t move out and she couldn’t take her laptop. He then picked it up and threw it to the ground.
She said she began kicking the laptop stating she didn’t need it. This reportedly angered Baldwin and he pinned her up against the wall. She tried to punch him until he let her go. He then punched her, knocking her down, causing her to “see stars.”
Dustin T. Peace, 23, 9088 Chestnut Ridge, Apt. C, Middleport was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated.
Patrol was sent to the above location for an accident. Patrol located Peace, who stated he hit a vehicle. A pickup truck, which was parked, had been pushed forward and had heavy rear end damage.
Peace had blood shot eyes and appeared intoxicated. He was asked to perform several field sobriety tests.
Jamie L. Abrahams, 31, 71 Prospect St., Apt. Upper, Lockport was charged Tuesday with petit larceny.
Patrol responded to Sunoco on South Transit Street and interviewed the cashier working. The victim said around 8 p.m. a female who commonly comes into the store, who he knows as Jamie, entered the store.
Prior to purchasing some cigars, she asked the victim if he had a newspaper from the day prior. He walked to a different area behind the cashier’s counter in an attempt to locate one for her.
The victim said when he turned back around to face Abrahams he noticed she quickly pulled away from the jar on the counter containing beef sticks.
The victim cashed the female out and she left the store. Once gone, he reviewed the surveillance tape and saw her open the jar two different times while she was in the store.
The first time she took and unknown number of beef sticks and shoved them into her mouth quickly. This was done while the victim was taking care of another customer. The second time was when the victim was turned around, where she took beef sticks and placed them into the pocket of her jacket.
She then left the store without paying for any of the beef sticks. The sticks are each valued at 25 cents.
Melvin U. Darrell, 33, 19 Allen St., Apt. 2, Lockport was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of marijuana.
On Aug. 22, patrol responded to Allen Street to assist with a warrant. Members of the Niagara County Drug Task Force executed a lawful search warrant signed by Judge Richard Kloch. In searching the residence a small quantity of suspected marijuana was found and seized. There were no arrests at the time.
Lab results received positive for marijuana. Darrell turned himself in on Oct. 23.
Nicholas A. Moyer, 26, Lake Road, Apt. 23, Barker was charged Wednesday with criminal possession.
On April 25, patrol responded to a location for an unresponsive male. Moyer was lying on the back bedroom floor, as he was breathing but was not responding to questions.
Patrol interviewed all parties as their stories changed throughout the investigation. It was later determined that April A. Mosier, 29, Judy D. Hundshamer, 53, and Moyer were in the back bedroom “shooting up” a Fentanyl patch.
Kyla A. Mericle, 22, stated she was asleep in the front bedroom and heard a lot of yelling and screaming. She then ran to the back bedroom and saw Moyer lying on the ground wheezing.
Patrol located three hypodermic needles in the apartment, one in the kitchen garbage can, one on the dresser in the front bedroom where Mericle was sleeping and one in the back bedroom lying on the bed. All evidence was bagged and sent to the Niagara County Forensic Lab for testing.
The three females were arrested and charged with criminal possession. Moyer was transported to the Eastern Niagara Hospital for treatment.
On Wednesday, Moyer was located at a new residence in Barker.
Sterling T. Jones, 19, 299 Beattie Ave., Apt. 2, Lockport was charged Wednesday with obstructing governmental administration.
Patrol responded to Beattie Avenue to attempt to serve a warrant on Jones. Patrol had prior knowledge he was residing in the apartment and the mailbox was marked with his name.
Patrol knocked on the door and could hear several parties inside but they refused to answer the door. Patrol continued to knock and observed Jones through a window laying down on the floor attempting to hide.
Patrol ordered Jones to come to the door but he still refused, along with the other occupants of the apartment.
Patrol continued to order Jones out until he eventually did so and was arrested without incident.
Miranda J. Riley, 18, 299 Beattie Ave., Apt 2, Lockport and Russell R. Stevens, 21, 5 Spruce St., Apt. 1, Lockport were also located inside the apartment and arrested without incident. Both were also charged with obstructing governmental administration.