Niagara Falls Police Blotter

BURGLARY: Someone entered Cantina Falls and Cataract House on the Thursday/Friday overnight and took two registers valued at $300 each and $350 in cash.

SUSPENDED REGISTRATION: A plate reader alerted police to a suspended registration on a vehicle traveling in the 600 block of 80th Street at about 7:13 p.m. Friday. Trent Bruso, 19, of 235 77th St. was charged with operating a vehicle with no insurance.

BAD GUESTS: Police were called to a hotel at 200 Rainbow Blvd. for suspicious guests early Saturday. Ousamane Mamadou, 18 of New York city and Boubacar Sow were arrested on charges of identity theft, failure to pay for services based on stealth and grand larceny. A collection of cards and other papers not related to the suspects were confiscated.

CAR VANDALIZED: A window was smashed and the mirror stole off a Ford parked near 3000 Falls Street on the Friday/Saturday overnight.

TRESPASSING: Police arrested Justin Gabby, 35, of 8710 Niagara Falls Blvd. on a charged of trespassing at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday after employees of DeCamillo’s Linwood said Gabby was aggressively panhandling and refused to leave the location.

JUSTIN AGAIN: Justin Gabby was arrested outside DeCamillo’s Linwood at 11:15 a.m. Sunday on a charge of disorderly conduct/disrupting traffic and aggressive panhandling bothering a patron.

BURGLAR BUSTED: Police responded to 1320 Ashland Ave. for a report of a burglary in process at about 12:23 p.m. Saturday. Officers entered the home through a window, announced their presence and heard a loud bang as a suspect fled. Joseph Baughman, 44, of 1303 Ashland Ave. ran away but was caught. He allegedly lied about his ID. Police charged him with burglary, false personation, resisting arrest and criminalmischief.

SHOPLIFTING: Police responded to Niagara Street 7/11 where a woman left the store at about 10:30 Monday, Jan. 29 without paying for merchandise valued at about $150.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: Police were called to a residence in the 500 block of 28th Street after a neighbor watching the home called to say they were contacted by an alarm company. The neighbor was watching the home for residents who were traveling. A damaged window was located but no entry appeared to have been made.

ATTEMPTED THEFT: Officers patrolling the 16th Street alley in the 500 block observed a man attempting to take a wheel off a car shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday. Carmen Muzzillo, 39, homeless, told police he was putting the tire on the vehicle so he could move it for a friend. When officers pointed out the car was missing part of the engine, Muzzillo changed his story. He was charged with petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny.

SHOPLIFTING: Police responded to a call of a shoplifter at 3:45 p.m. Sunday at Supermarket Liquors. Elida Stroupe, 59, of Amherst, allegedly put four bottles of liquor valued at $334 in her purse and attempted to leave without paying. She was charged with petit larceny.

PLATE READER BUST: Officers patrolling on Pine Avenue were alerted to a vehicle with a revoked registration at about 4 p.m. Sunday. Jose Cruz, 44, of 800 Niagara Ave. was charged with driving with a suspended registration and expired inspection.

DISORDERLY: Police responded to a report of an unwanted person in the 500 block of 29th Street at about 6:40 p.m. Sunday and charged Jamari Fildes, 29, of Hertel Avenue in Buffalo with false personation and disorderly conduct. Fildes was found in possession of a loaded magazine which was confiscated but no gun.

STOLEN VEHICLE: Police responded to 1100 South Avenue, True Bethel Commons, for a report of a vehicle stolen sometime Sunday evening. The car owner saw broken glass where her Kia once was.

ROAD RAGE: A driver dispute in the 100 block of 86th Street at about 7:45 p.m. Sunday ended in charges of felony assault on a person 65 or older and harassment for Steven Araburko of Buffalo.

BURGLARY: A woman moving into a property in the 1600 block of Linwood Avenue reported she left belongings there and when she returned Sunday morning, her TV and tools valued in excess of $1700 were missing.

SNOWBLOWER TAKEN: A resident of the 500 block of 17th Street reported she was watching TV at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday when her Ring camera alerted her to someone on her property. She observed a man enter her gate and walk off with her snowblower valued at $300.

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