Tonawanda News

December 18, 2008

BLOTTER: Police reports published December 18


Julius C. Franquet, 41, will be in Town of Tonawanda court today to answer to charges of second-degree murder. Franquet allegedly confessed to giving his girlfriend an intentional overdose of prescription painkiller early Friday morning. He is being held without bail at the Erie County Holding Center.


FORGERY: Willie E. Maxwell, 25, 198 Manhattan Ave., Buffalo, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and unlawful possession of marijuana at 6:41 p.m. Friday. Maxwell allegedly tried to forge a check for $192 and was found to have multiple warrants out of Buffalo for similar charges. A search revealed a small amount of marijuana in his pocket. Maxwell is being held in lieu of $7,500 bail.

WARRANT: Joseph C. Wood, 24, 125 Nassau Ave., was arrested on a warrant for harassment at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday. Wood is being held in lieu of $5,000 bail.

City of Tonawanda

DOMESTIC: Michael D. Archibald, 22, 295 Broad St. upper apartment, was charged at 4:39 p.m. Tuesday with unlawful imprisonment and harassment following a domestic dispute with his mother, according to police reports. Archibald was held for court.

WARRANT: Cody P. Little, 19, 270 South Forest Road, Amherst, was arrested Tuesday on two separate warrants from the City of Tonawanda, one for a probation violation and another for criminal mischief, obstructing governmental administration, petit larceny and harassment stemming from an incident on Oct. 3. Little was held for court.

WARRANT: David A. Priester Jr., 23, 255 Somerville Ave., Town of Tonawanda, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for endangering the welfare of a child, menacing and harassment on Nov. 29. Priester was held for court.

North Tonawanda

PROSTITUTION: Tammy L. Faulhaber, 47, 39 Courtside Drive, was arrested Wednesday and charged with prostitution. Police reports list Faulhaber’s occupation as “unemployed.” She was arrested at her home and is being held in lieu of $250 bail.