Niagara Falls Police Blotter

IDENTITY THEFT: A Buffalo Avenue resident reported someone used his name and social  two direct TV accounts that owe more than $2,500. The fraud was discovered when the victim noticed an unexplained credit rating drop.

NO INSURANCE: An officer on patrol on Hyde Park Boulevard at about 5 p.m. Friday observed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker. Brandon Holmes, 31, of 510 20th St. was charged with no license, no insurance, driving an unregistered vehicle and no inspection.

NO FRONT PLATE: A officer on patrol at about 6:15 p.m. Friday stopped a vehicle with no front plate. Jaylen Rice, 21, of Decker Street in Buffalo was charged with improper plates, driving with a single plate, no insurance, driving an unregistered vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation and driving without a license.

UNREGISTERED: A officer on patrol on Chilton Avenue was alerted to a suspended registration by his in-car plate reader at about 7:14 p.m. Friday. Jame Goldston, 28, of 1828 North Ave. was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and no insurance.

STABBED: A man transported to Niagara Falls Memorial by private car at about 7 p.m. Friday was treated for stab wounds to his chest and buttocks. He didn’t know any details about what happened.

ROBBERY: Policer were called to Walmart at about 7:30 p.m. Friday after an incident in which two black females were recognized from past alleged shoplifting incidents. Store security attempted to intervene but backed off when a suspect pointed pepper spray at him. Police have suspects and a street name for one of the alleged perpetrators. Some stolen good were recovered.

NO INSURANCE: Officers on GIVE patrol were traveling on Niagara Falls Boulevard at about 8 p.m. Friday when they observed a vehicle their plate reader pinged as having a suspended registration. Daryl Means, 54, of 2675 Whirlpool Street was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, driving with a suspended registration and no insurance. He reportedly told police his insurance was “messed up.”

BURGLARY: A resident of the 700 block of 71st Street reported someone entered his apartment and took gaming equipment and action figures value at more than $700 sometime mid-day Friday.

NO FRONT PLATE: Police on GIVE patrol in the 1500 block of Falls Street at about 10:40 p.m. Friday stopped a vehicle operating with only one plate. Krea Kent, 32, of 453 24th St. was the driver and was charged with driving an inregistered vehicle, no insurance, improper plates and driving with a single plate.

BIKING IN TRAFFIC: Police on GIVE patrol in the 600 block of 15th Street attempted to stop two people going in an out of traffic on bikes at almost 11 p.m. Friday. One suspect was recognized as John Corra, 46, of 1522 15th St. Both suspects fled but police from previous experience recognized Corra and obtained permission from his landlord to search for him at his apartment. He was found hiding under clothing and charged with obstructing and resisting arrest.

SMASHED WINDOW: A resident of the 2900 block of Hyde Park Boulevard reported sometime in the Friday/Saturday overnight someone smashed a window in her car.

COPPER STOLEN: The owner of a property in the 1800 block of Michigan Avenue was showing an apartment saturday afternoon when he noticed someone had broken in and stolen copper plumbing worth in excess of $8000. An identical theft occurred at another property owned by the same concern about 40 street numbers away.

SMASHED UP BENZ: A resident of the 1700 block of 18th Street reported someone smashed up his Mercedes and spraypainted graffiti on it. He had a few female suspects in mind but none in particula.

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