Niagara Gazette

Local News

October 19, 2013

Man charged with taking corn, change money from roadside stand

The operators of a roadside stand at a farm on Lockport Road told Niagara County Sheriff's deputies they saw a man in a black car take items from the stand and drive off on Friday.

The theft occurred shortly after 4:30 p.m. and the witness said the man took two or three bags of corn and about $6 left at the stand for customers to make change from.

It's believed the man has taken items from the stand twice before. 

A license plate number was provided to deputies and they used it to track the man to a 61st Street home in Niagara Falls where his grandmother lived.

While being interviewed, Jeffrey P. Licastro, age not provided, admitted to deputies he took the corn. He was taken into custody on an unspecified charge and deputies noted that a records check showed he was wanted on an outstanding warrant out of Florida for drugs but state officials would not extradite.

Licastro did hand over one bag of corn before he was jailed in lieu of $150 bail. Deputies returned it to the farm.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News
Featured Ads
Seasonal Content
House Ads
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page
Poll

Do you think cigarette sales to non-Native American customers should be taxed on reservations?

Yes. Items should be taxed like they are everywhere else.
No, the indian reservations are sovereign land and they are selling them on their land.
Not up to me. Native Americans decide the rules on their land.
Don't care. Smoking isn't good for you.
     View Results