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Lockport man charged with burglarizing home of person in hospital

Joshua E. Dietrich, 25, of Lockport (Photo courtesy of Niagara County Sheriff's Office)

A Lockport man has been charged with burglarizing the Newfane home of an elderly person while the victim was in the hospital, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said.

Joshua E. Dietrich, 25, is accused of breaking into a home on Lockport-Olcott Road in July, the Sheriff's Office said.

Dietrich, who was arrested Wednesday and charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny, was held in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond after being arraigned in Newfane Town Court. He's due back in court Tuesday.

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