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December 6, 2013

Police reports published Dec. 6

Tonawanda News — North Tonawanda 

DOMESTIC: Thomas J. Leski, 45, 13 Hillcrest Road, Tonawanda, was charged at 4:29 p.m. Wednesday on Niagara Street with fourth-degree stalking. He was held for court. 

IMPERSONATION: David Johnson, 41, 194 Mead St., Apt. B2, was charged at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday at his home with false personation. He was released for court. 

DISORDERLY: Thomas E. Watson, 64, no address, was charged at 9:45 a.m. Thursday on Miller Street with disorderly conduct. He was held for court. 

WARRANT: John A. Weaver, 27, 195 Mead St., turned himself in on a warrant stemming from an Oct. 21 incident and was charged at 1:42 p.m. Thursday with grand larceny. He was released on his own recognizance. 

Niagara Falls

ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after he stole a coffee maker from the NCCC Culinary Institute at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Jeffrey Douglas Stewart, 45, 408 Fifth St., Apt. 1, was charged with petit larceny. A security guard and a college employee both told officers they saw Stewart enter the institute, pick up a coffee maker and then walk off. The crime was captured on video by surveillance cameras. Stewart later told officers that if they would release him on an appearance ticket, he would tell them where he took the stolen coffee maker.

ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested on drunken driving, drug and other charges after a traffic stop in the 200 block of 72nd Street at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Autum K. Burns, 18, 212 72nd St., was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while under the influence of drugs, driving without a license, failure to signal, endangering the welfare of a child and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

THEFT: Officers are looking into a van break-in in the 1800 block of North Avenue. A 43-year-old woman told police that sometime between 1:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, someone broke into her 2000 Dodge Caravan by unknown means. The victim said a GPS system was taken.


ARREST: Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Sanborn man in connection with the robbery of a Lewiston mini-mart on March 7. Shawn Harris, 28, was charged with third-degree robbery and petit larceny. Harris was identified as a suspect because of a DNA database match.

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