Valenti’s: The North Tonawanda FOIL

10 Feb

When Terry Valenti called in to the Shredd & Ragan show some weeks ago, he downplayed the police involvement at his now-defunct restaurant as being no big deal. Here are the police reports on Valenti’s dating back to October last year. Is this any way to run a business or conduct oneself?  

On 11/1/11, Valenti threw Brocuglio and Janiszewski off the property, and purported to fire them.

On 11/18/11, Brocuglio claimed that she was being harassed by an ex-employee, and applied for a restraining order.

On 11/26/11, Brocuglio argued with fired employee William Ripley over a “company car”. Brocuglio accused Ripley’s girlfriend of striking her.

On 12/31/11 at 11pm, a black Ford F-250 backed into the east door of the restaurant. Valenti claims he didn’t know whose truck it was, and that he didn’t get the plate number. It was, of course, the truck driven by Lori Brocuglio, but he did not admit this to the police until the following day.  Brocuglio told a police officer that she rammed the truck into the restaurant because, “we were fighting and he went to hit me so I tried backing away but I put it in gear moving forward and hitting the window”. 

On 1/1/12, Valenti and Brocuglio were in an altercation, and Brocuglio’s son was present for it.

On 1/10/12, Budwey made his complaint to the police about the bad $3,000 rent check. 

On 1/11/12, Budwey blocked the doors and told patrons to leave. A Valenti’s employee, Debbie Reining claimed Budwey pushed her out of the store, and pled out a harassment complaint against him. 

On 1/27/12, Budwey returned to the restaurant to curse Brocuglio out using some colorful language. 

Valenti’s: The North Tonawanda FOIL


58 Responses to “Valenti’s: The North Tonawanda FOIL”

  1. Chris Smith February 10, 2012 at 9:52 am #

    I wanna party with Frank Budwey.

  2. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 10:10 am #

    Why would Terry try to hit her, they have such a loving relationship? LOL

  3. Mike Chmiel February 10, 2012 at 11:00 am #

    Florida was called about extradition for Lori. “They didn’t want her”.

    That may be the funniest and saddest thing I have ever read.

  4. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 11:15 am #

    Florida doesn’t extradite for misdemeanor warrants, but they will for felony. They’ll have one for her soon enough.

  5. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 12:05 pm #

    These documents are helpful, gives us signatures and handwriting to compare.

  6. Debbie February 10, 2012 at 3:16 pm #

    After reading each and everyone, of the police reports posted, all I can say is WOW!

    WOW, as I shake my head, at the insanity these two bring to ANYONE, that crosses paths with them. And the insane hilarity, of their actions, between themselves. Let alone, between others.

    Reading these police reports, shows a progression within, Ms. Brocugli and/or Mr. Valenti’s violent tendencies. Along with painting a really nice picture, for anyone that is, or has a case building against them.

    It’s shameful, that Ms. Brocugli and Mr. Valenti, have been able to do this, for many years! Maybe NOW the judicial system, will finally “WAKE UP”!

  7. ParsnipH8R February 10, 2012 at 7:18 pm #

    Report got their ages wrong. Says terry born in 67 is 43, lori born in 66 is 45? I think they got it backwards,lori looks like she was BORN in 1945 and LOOKS 66!

  8. Becca February 10, 2012 at 7:35 pm #

    thank you so much for that. at first i thought u were headed somewhere serious …omg! LMAO

  9. ParsnipH8R February 10, 2012 at 8:00 pm #

    I wonder if terry dropped the soap!

  10. Terri February 10, 2012 at 9:34 pm #

    I heard things are bigger in Texas, hope not for Terry’s sake. Lori might might have to wear a strap on to accommodate Terry’s new opening.

  11. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 10:40 pm #

    I heard he threw the soap down

  12. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    Alan, be prepared, Lori and the FBI is going to take down your site for posting public documents. Here’s an email I received from Broom Hilda:

    you and artvoice made a bad mistake todayin one of the post thank you gave us reason to bring down the site we were waiting for that one mistake it was made and a big one finally

    LOL!!!! You think this halfbreed would know with all the false reports she’s filed, you can buy copies from the city clerk, they’re $1 a copy here in Fl.

  13. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 11:17 pm #

    you and artvoice just made one of the biggest mistakes today on info allowed by law to post got yea I knew you guys would screw up sooner or later thank you !!!!!

  14. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 11:20 pm #

    ^^^^ That was from Witchy poo, so was this:

    Yeah okay, whatever you say, just leave me alone. We are filing and bringing the DA and FBI agency. They have been aware of you, along with all the slander and hate via internet with the intention’s to harm. With the false statements and accusations, it takes time to get the checks from 2009. Now we know whats been done, and can finally prove it, as far as the Florida, you attaching the Police site to Google and more, they are aware of your intention’s. I have not been convicted of anything and I will have the proof when we go to Florida; this may take awhile to prove but it will be done. You decided to hunt us down, terrorize are life’s, get him put into jail on an out right lie, try to harm our kids, and hurt their life’s for no reason what so
    Now I ignored all you two did and said but after tonight and whats happen to him, his blood on your hands, and the pain you caused this family it was the only way of you taking him from our life”S you live with it i will never let you forget

    So I guess I somehow attached some police to Google? I think she’s hitting the pipe tonight. LOL!

  15. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 11:33 pm #

    yea you might wanna call nt pd see how smart you are they dont put ss numbers on reports and its against law to post and only the victum is allowed reprts terrys been in custody and never got reports from pd and you have to show a lic to get a report and the warrent documents you cant get you guys just made a big no no now i am on call with fbi thank you and alan 1716-692-4111 nt pd

  16. RoN aka Karma February 10, 2012 at 11:34 pm #

    I’m surprised the dimwit can even SPELL FBI

  17. Linnealu February 11, 2012 at 12:00 am #

    So now Lori is insinuating that Terry is facing the death penalty? After all she said Terry’s blood is on Alan’s hands? The death penalty seems pretty steep for forgery charges. Next e-mail to you she’ll be telling you where to find the bodies. I’ve been following the blogs on this case, she REALLY doesn’t know how to shut up. And I’m pretty sure the FBI doesn’t give a rats asshole about a civilian complaining about Internet “slander”… Surely they have important things to do rather than Lori Brocuglio’s good name being tarnished lol

  18. WTFTOWN February 11, 2012 at 12:09 am #

    If you look at the reports from police, the right way. I see no SS# on there. They have phone numbers, date of birth and case/report number. So which case number matches “YOUR” correct SS# or have you not used your real number in so long you were confused? You have used so many other numbers you probally just got confused!!!!

  19. WTFTOWN February 11, 2012 at 12:16 am #

    Everyone please clear all the roads in NY …… the FBI is on its way to lori’s house! HAHAHA LOL

    • Alan Bedenko February 11, 2012 at 6:48 am #

      Coming up: the West Seneca FOIL.

  20. WTFTOWN February 11, 2012 at 8:06 am #

    OOOOOO ….. What is in West Seneca?

  21. RoN aka Karma February 11, 2012 at 8:27 am #

    Blah Blah Blah:

    you have no clue the can of worms you and Alan just opened omg thank you so much for helping and it is a fact in new york, afraid to call? and find out new york laws not like Florida please do call or better yet i will be at police station in am. Ask them they do not put ss numbers on reports, and cant post a persons SS number that is over the top call find out AND FBI you bet your ass they are called. This is not just about little artvoice its about the reports on here and how they were obtained and my ss on them on internet .

  22. WTFTOWN February 11, 2012 at 8:35 am #

    Ron do you see social security numbers on any of those polise reports?

  23. mike February 11, 2012 at 8:46 am #

    Whens the party? Yall invited too!

  24. Debbie February 11, 2012 at 8:49 am #

    I just checked and the only one that was WRITTEN, was BLACKED OUT and that was for another person!

    Ms. Brocuglio can you NOT Read, as well as write?

    Look at them again, on 11/1/11…Mr. Valenti HIMSELF, informed the police of your warrants in the state of Florida. Interesting, this blog wasn’t started until 12/20/11!

    Take your own advice “DO YOUR HOME WORK” and “GET THE FACTS”!

    You really are a BLUBBERING IDIOT! ~~~~~LMAO@UL.B~~~~~

  25. RoN aka Karma February 11, 2012 at 9:54 am #

    No thanks Mikey, We’re waiting for the Whori and Terri prison party

    • Alan Bedenko February 11, 2012 at 11:02 am #

      Police reports are FOILable public records. Not only did they come with the SSN blacked out, but out of an abundance of caution I blacked out most addresses and phone numbers.

      Coming next week, Eden & West Seneca!

  26. RoN aka Karma February 11, 2012 at 11:54 am #

    do you mean as far as police reports? Inquiring minds want to know…

  27. WTFTOWN February 11, 2012 at 12:32 pm #

    Cant wait!!!

  28. RoN aka Karma February 11, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    Seems she hates having her “Baby Girl” image tarnished. LOL!

  29. RoN aka Karma February 11, 2012 at 2:08 pm #

    The Iron Chef isn’t on the inmate list at Ector County Jail yet, he must be headed out on a bus. I bet that’s an enjoyable ride.

  30. RoN aka Karma February 11, 2012 at 2:15 pm #

    She goes from being Lori Ramos on 11/1 to Lori Brocuglio on 11/18.

  31. Terri February 11, 2012 at 3:05 pm #

    I noticed that too. It’s like she can’t remember who she is, or uses those names when its a convenience for her. I wonder if she will be able to “legally” add the name Valenti to her cast of characters.

  32. Debbie February 11, 2012 at 6:59 pm #

    Some inquiries need to be made in Texas, to see if there are any dirty little secrets there. I do know of one and I’m checking with my finance company on that one…Know what I’m talking about Ms. Brocuglio? Bet ya do…..


  33. Debbie February 11, 2012 at 7:21 pm #

    On 12/31/11 at 11pm, a black Ford F-250 backed into the east door of the restaurant. Valenti claims he didn’t know whose truck it was, and that he didn’t get the plate number. It was, of course, the truck driven by Lori Brocuglio, but he did not admit this to the police until the following day. Brocuglio told a police officer that she rammed the truck into the restaurant because, “we were fighting and he went to hit me so I tried backing away but I put it in gear moving forward and hitting the window”.


    In Mr. Valenti’s police report, he states that a “BLACK F250” “BACKED” into the restaurant, then sped away. Rendering Mr. Valenti unable to get the license plate. In Ms. Brocuglio statement, she meant to put the truck into “REVERSE” but in her panic to get away from a possible strike, from Mr. Valenti, she mistakenly put the “BLACK F250” into Drive.

    Then in the newspaper, it reported that Mr. Valenti stated, that his fiancee, was having a “break down”.

    Wouldn’t this be considered as giving a “FALSE POLICE REPORT”?
    In Mr. Valenti’s “own diagram”, it shows the truck facing away from the entrance!

    Oh wait, he did have one line, in one of the police reports, that he didn’t want Ms. Brocuglio arrested, just to be responsible for the $1,000.00 worth of damage…… you give a false report to the police?

    Awww… That’s true love! ~~~~~LMAO@UL.B~~~~~~

  34. Debbie February 12, 2012 at 3:43 pm #

    Coming next week, Eden & West Seneca!

    Comment by Alan Bedenko — February 11, 2012 @ 11:02 am

    No doubt, this will be riveting reading, as well!

  35. Noah February 12, 2012 at 5:27 pm #

    Midland County Jail
    Search results for: valenti
    Address: 9003 GOWANDA STATE RD, EDEN, NY 14257
    Attorney: D WHITE
    Offense Class Court County Warrant Number Arrest Date Bond Fines Disposition Years Months Days Hours
    FORGERY FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT FS JP1 MIDLAND F2120003 02/11/12 $10,000.00 Bond $.00 Fines PENDING DISPOSITION 0 0 0 0

  36. Noah February 12, 2012 at 5:46 pm #

    Midland County Jail
    402 South Main Street, Midland, TX 79701-5257
    (432) 688-4745

    If anybody wants to send Pinhead “I told you so” letter.

  37. WTFTOWN February 12, 2012 at 6:43 pm #


  38. Debbie February 12, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    In the first police report dated 11-1-11, it was a complaint from Mr. Valenti, to remove Ms. Ramos(name at the time…hmmm) and Ms. Janiszewski. Reason’s are giving for Ms. Ramos (Brocuglio), but no statement was made as to why Mr. Valenti, wanted Ms. Janiszewski removed from “HIS PROPERTY”!

    LMAO..Mr. Valenti quotes his DBA, as meaning he had sole entitlement, to the business!

  39. Debbie February 13, 2012 at 8:18 pm #

    @Alan Bedenko: Could you please email me… …TY

  40. florida girl February 13, 2012 at 9:48 pm #

    So if you have a $10,000 bond, how much does that actually equate to? What did he have to come up with to get out? And is he allowed to leave Texas while on bond?

    • Alan Bedenko February 14, 2012 at 9:18 am #

      The Eden FOIL is up.

      Unless Melissa Janiszewski is willing to speak with me on the record about her experiences with Terry Valenti and Lori Brocuglio, I suspect that this may be one of the last updates to the story for now. No disrespect intended to their many victims, but the interpersonal issues, the family court issues, and the crimes in Florida and Texas aren’t necessarily newsworthy to me, and I don’t anticipate following up on any of them. Thanks.

  41. WTFTOWN February 14, 2012 at 8:37 am #

    @ florida girl He could get out with about $2000.00-$2500.00
    usually about 20% plus bonds man charge

  42. lol February 15, 2012 at 7:57 pm #

    well well

  43. JLD February 16, 2012 at 6:56 pm #

    Restaurant Equipment AUCTION!

    Wed. Feb. 29 @ 10AM
    (Preview at 8:30 AM)

    537 Division Street
    North Tonawanda, NY 14120

  44. Debbie February 16, 2012 at 7:40 pm #

    Is this a record, for going out of business within 3 months?

    It really is a shame, it was a cute little place, in a decent enough area, but those two buffoons, just couldn’t do an honest days work, for an honest days pay!

    My heart (and others) goes out to you Melissa! Most of us have dealt with one or the other, but you got zapped by both of them. Advice…pursue any and every avenue open to you. It’s time to let that phoenix rise and fight for the justice you deserve!
    Remember you have the support and prayers from all the victims, of these two! I’m sure, if there is anyone on here, that you wish to contact, they’d be more then happy to hear from you and help in any way.

    Good Luck

  45. mike February 16, 2012 at 8:00 pm #

    You still have to keep this nonsense string going? Please use your finger for giving prostrate massages.

  46. LMAO February 16, 2012 at 8:24 pm #

    Not out of business, just moving!

  47. Sean C. February 16, 2012 at 9:35 pm #

    Mike that insult is so prolific. I apologize I shouldn’t redicule someone that’s mentally challenged.

  48. Bystander February 17, 2012 at 10:28 am #

    Moving? Moving where?

  49. Debbie February 23, 2012 at 9:25 am #

    In crime and law, hate crimes (also known as bias-motivated crimes) occur when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her perceived membership in a certain social group, usually defined by racial group, religion, sexual orientation, disability, class, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, gender identity, social status or political affiliation.

    “MS.” Brocuglio, are you referring to your disability, to write a complete sentence?
    I don’t think that will hold up in court, but they do have free illiteracy programs, for people like you.

  50. Debbie February 23, 2012 at 7:48 pm #

    So much to be said about me,now that I’m HERE! It seems, someone lost the balls to do it with!

    Keep trippin on those emails “MS.” Brocuglio!


  51. mike February 23, 2012 at 8:05 pm #

    Its very pathetic how you are trying to keep this string alive. Nobody gives a shit except for you and your buddy karma, so sad.

  52. RoN aka Karma February 23, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    You’re the sad one, runnin’ your mouth about “tapping that ass”. Nothing I’d be bragging about LOL. Funny to read YOUR name in THEIR police reports.

  53. Debbie February 23, 2012 at 8:16 pm #

    Aww “Mike” just because you can’t boast about “Tappin “MS.” Brocuglio’s Ass” any longer, don’t go hatin’ on me!

    Look at it this way, I’m sure you’ve still got that smell on your finger. Go sniff it!

  54. Debbie February 23, 2012 at 8:18 pm #

    Thinking about it… Why are you still hanging around “MIKE”?

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