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Judge hints 3 women will be incarcerated in Falls knife fight

LOCKPORT – Three Niagara Falls women who carved up some female victims in a 2013 brawl, apparently by concealing blades in their fists, could be headed behind bars. Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon hinted Friday.

The judge postponed sentencing until May 22 and told the defendants, “I am not impressed with what these young women have done on interim probation. Everyone who has children needs to make some arrangements for someone to take care of their children.”

Social media brought a crowd of about 30 to watch the July 10, 2013, fight on 18th Street in Niagara Falls. Angelina E. Wilson, 25, Jessica Levick, 29, and Deasia Mays, 19, all pleaded guilty last September to second-degree assault and were placed on interim probation. Sheldon could incarcerate each of them for as long as seven years. Three victims suffered permanent scarring from knife wounds and a fourth was bruised and scraped.

Assistant District Attorney Claudette S. Caldwell said Friday that the three defendants had been ordered to avoid contact with each other, yet they have been communicating via Facebook. “They don’t take it seriously. They joke about it,” Caldwell said.