Three suspects accused in separate Niagara Falls house burglaries were among eight persons indicted by the November grand jury who pleaded innocent Monday before Niagara County Judge Charles J. Hannigan.
Lovelle Milton, 20, of 6816 23rd St., Niagara Falls, was charged with burglary and assault, stemming from a July 30 break-in at the 23rd Street home of Gwendolyn Streeter who was injured when she was struck with an electric iron.
Lawrence Smith, 22, of 2440 Cudaback Ave., Niagara Falls, was charged with burglary, petit larceny, stolen property possession and criminal mischief in connection with an Oct. 23 burglary at the Pierce Avenue home of Joseph Andrews. A television, microwave, radio, tape player, and $35 in coins were reported stolen in the break-in.
Lance D. Carter, 19, of 514 20th Street, Niagara Falls, was charged with burglary and attempted petit larceny in connection with a Nov. 20 break-in at the Ashland Avenue home of Shelly DeLong in which an attempt was made to steal the washing machine from the basement.
Also pleading innocent were:
Donald L. Henderson, 42, of 3112 Highland Ave., Niagara Falls, two counts each of rape and sexual abuse and another charge of endangering the welfare of a child stemming from incidents in late October involving a 12-year-old girl in Niagara Falls.
Tony A. Blackman, 17, of 413 Sixth St., Niagara Falls, rape, stemming from an Aug. 24 attack on a 10-year-old girl in Niagara Falls.
Lance Small, 24, of 507 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and a single charge of resisting arrest stemming from a Nov. 14 incident in which police said he had cocaine and tried to escape while he being arrested.
Clifton McNeil, 17, of 64 Ferguson Ave., Buffalo, criminal possession of a controlled substance stemming from an Oct. 30 incident in Niagara Falls in which police said he had 1.29 grams of cocaine.
Joel A. Mosher, 21, of 35 Linwood Ave., North Tonawanda, criminal possession of a controlled substance in connection with an Aug. 29 incident at the Village Inn, North Tonawanda, that police said involved cocaine.