Monday, May 7, 2018

Eavesdropping: Former Police Official Charged

A recently retired city police captain is now facing a felony charge of eavesdropping.

Brian Wentland, a former training captain who left the Lockport Police Department in February, was charged Friday, according to Niagara County District Attorney Caroline A. Wojtaszek.

The charges relate to a May 6, 2013 phone call involving his ex-wife and another person.

The timing of the charges was critical in the case.Wentland’s arrest was just two days before the five-year statute of limitations expired on the charge. more