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ASSAULT ON OFFICER NETS 9-MONTH TERM

A Barker man accused of causing injuries to a police officer who was trying to arrest him was ordered to serve nine months in Niagara County Jail by County Judge Amy J. Fricano.

David R. Cain, 26, of Lonnon Road, whose appeal to a state court was successful in overturning his February 1996 Niagara County jury conviction for resisting arrest and two assault counts, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault in July, just before a jury was to be chosen for a new trial.

He was accused of striking Barker Police Officer Phillip E. Bates in the head, face, and body on Aug. 23, 1995.

In another case, A Niagara Falls man accused of trying to kill another man in a razor attack was ordered to serve 7 1/2 to 15 years in prison Friday by Niagara County Judge Charles J. Hannigan.

Jeffrey E. Parlette, 19, of Buffalo Avenue, pleaded guilty earlier to a reduced charge of attempted first-degree assault stemming from the July 1 attack in Niagara Falls.

Parlette was indicted July 30 for attempted second-degree murder and three counts of first-degree assault.

In another case, Nasir Id-Deen, 46, of Elmwood Avenue, Niagara Falls, was sentenced as a second felony offender and ordered to serve two to four years in prison.

He pleaded guilty Sept. 5 to a reduced charge of attempted third-degree burglary stemming from a June 6 break-in at Sasstique Clothing, 533 Third St., and the theft of more than $1,000 worth of jeans and T-shirts. Id-Deen was indicted July 22 for third-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny, and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

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