Lockport Police Reports for the week of Oct. 1
Dillon S. Smith, 21, of Lockport was charged with petit larceny Sept. 25.
Patrol responded and spoke with the cashier at Sunoco on Transit Street. The witness stated a male, later identified as Smith, walked into the store and to the beer cooler. Smith allegedly picked up two beers and asked the cashier the price. After hearing the price he said it was too much and bent over for a while as if he was putting them back. The male then reportedly slowly walked out of the store holding his stomach.
The witness reviewed video surveillance that found Smith had placed a Bud Ice, valued at $1.23, in his shirt and walked out of the store.
Charles E. Haug, III, 35, 175 Indian Church Road, West Seneca was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment Sept. 26.
On Sept. 24, the victim received an email from her ex-boyfriend allegedly stating he was going to beat her until she stopped breathing. Haug also allegedly threatened her children in the email.
The victim provided a copy of the email to police. Haug was arrested by the West Seneca Police Department.
Kenneth D. Robinson, 38, 56 Webb St., Apt. Lower, Lockport was charged with third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree grand larceny Sept. 27.
On April 3, the victim reported that someone broke out the back window of his church, Refuge Temple of Christ Church.
He also reported someone broke into an office, where a safe was tampered with. The estimated loss appeared to be $1,600 in cash and checks.
Alexander Bulbulian, 27, 14 Oakdale Dr., Apt. 1, Rochester was charged with fifth-degree possession of controlled substance and fifth-degree possession of marijuana Sept. 27.
Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle without plate lights. While approaching the vehicle, the strong odor of marijuana could be smelled coming from the rear of the vehicle. Also, patrol could see shake scattered on the floor.
$5,720 was seized.
Michael Shawn Clines, 46, 235 Washburn St., Apt. Lower, Lockport was charged with petit larceny Sept. 30.
Patrol responded to Rite Aid, 130 Washburn St., for a possible larceny complaint.
The witness stated a male had set the store alarm off as he was leaving.
Patrol located the suspect and he admitted to the larceny at Rite Aid. The suspect was transported back to the store where the witness positively identified him. The suspect turned over the stolen property.
Justin J. Snead, 21, 6552 Lincoln Place, Apt. C, Lockport was charged Tuesday with seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance and leaving the scene of an auto accident.
Patrol responded to 36 Spruce St. for a hit and run report. Upon arrival, the reporting officer observed a white Dodge Durango leaving the area. The officer interviewed the victim who stated his vehicle was struck by a white truck.
The victim’s vehicle suffered damage to the front left quarter panel. Police checked the area and found the vehicle parked on Cottage Street with the driver, Snead, next to it.
Snead admitted to hitting the car and leaving the scene. He stated he paid to victim $400 not to call the police.
Snead was also found to be in possession of a small chunk of an off white rock like substance. The substance field-tested positive for cocaine.
Robert H. Demorest, Jr., 23, 2327 Transit Road, Apt. Lower, Newfane was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of marijuana.
Officers observed a vehicle make a left onto Clinton Street and conducted a traffic stop. Further investigation found the driver to have a revoked license. The driver was arrested and informed patrol there was a baggie on the back seat with two grams of marijuana inside. Patrol located the baggie with a green vegetable matter inside. The matter field-tested positive for the presence of marijuana.