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Falls man faces felony charges in series of larcenies

NIAGARA FALLS – A Falls man accused of burglary and grand larceny in two separate cases was charged after being caught on surveillance tape allegedly using a stolen credit card in a liquor store.

William A. Reilly, 29, of Fifth Street was arraigned Tuesday in City Court on five felony charges and held on $21,000 bail after being arrested by Niagara Falls detectives at his home on Monday. He was additionally charged with resisting arrest.

He was charged in a domestic case on Feb. 2 at a motel in the 6500 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

In a separate case he is accused of stealing a woman’s purse near the Seneca Niagara Casino in the 300 block of Sixth Street on Feb. 7 and then was identified on store security at the Third Street Liquor store using a stolen credit card from that purse, according to police. He was charged with fourth-degree possession of stolen property and fourth-degree grand larceny.

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