• By
  • Published

NIAGARA FALLS – A Niagara Falls police officer on patrol stopped two men on bicycles carrying large bags that were found to contain approximately 30 pounds of copper at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of 22nd Street.

The two men, who told police they were “dumpster diving,” were also found with backpacks that contained gloves, flashlight, a vise grip, computer speakers, pliers and several screwdrivers, as well as a hammer and a saw knife.

Brandon P. Smith, 19, of 23rd St. and Justin M. Quarantillo, 18, of Ferry Avenue were both charged with possession of burglar tools.

Click here to see the comments. Add yours now!