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July 13, 2007

BLOTTER: Police reports published July 13

City of Tonawanda

• CHARGED: Joseph M. Pielecha, 20, 278 Adam St., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at 10:29 p.m. Wednesday. Officers responded to Pielecha’s Adam Street residence on an unrelated call and found marijuana, according to police reports. Pielecha was released on an appearance ticket.

• CHARGED: Anthony R. Neale, 17, 71 Spruce St., North Tonawanda, was charged with second-degree harassment at 7:58 p.m. Wednesday. Officers went to a Main Street restaurant for a report of a fight, according to reports. He was released on an appearance ticket.

• CHARGED: Danny L. Jerry, 50, 23, Fuller Ave., was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, failure to yield right of way and improper lane turn at 8:53 a.m. Wednesday. Jerry was seen making a wide right turn onto Fuller Avenue and was found to have a 0.22 percent blood alcohol content, according to police reports. Jerry was held for court.

• GRAFFITI: Several new graffiti tags were found on the side of a Young Street business about 1 a.m. Thursday, according to police reports. There was also older graffiti there, but about three of the tags appeared to be recent. There are no suspects at this time.

Town of Tonawanda

• CHARGED: Nathan C. Marziale, of the Town of Tonawanda, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, second-degree criminal trespassing, second-degree harassment and criminal mischief at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Marziale was held to see a judge.

• CHARGED: Anthony A. Catanese, of Amherst, was charged with trespassing at 9:14 a.m. Tuesday. An officer responded to a call of a suspicious person going through the garbage at a local business and found Catanese, according to reports. Catanese is being held in lieu of $200 bail.

• CHARGED: Denise A. Pierce, of the Town of Tonawanda, was charged with third-degree criminal trespassing at 9:25 a.m. Wednesday. Pierce was allegedly told by police to leave a grocery store after begging for money, then returned to beg for cigarettes, according to reports. Pierce was held to see a judge.

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