4 CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH BOOTLEG CDS
NIAGARA FALLS -- Four men turned themselves in Monday morning to face charges of selling and possessing bootleg compact discs.
The men were given appearance tickets Thursday during a sweep of delis and food stores by seven teams of city police officers.
Released on their own recognizance Monday were:
Sadi M. Isa, 34, of 20th Street, charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, misdemeanor unauthorized recording of a performance, felony possession of a loaded firearm, having unstamped cigarettes and two counts of trying to evade payment of cigarette and tobacco tax. Isa was ticketed at S&N Market, 1738 Pierce Ave.
Mohammed M. Dubashi, 24, of Ashwood Drive, charged with felony and misdemeanor unauthorized recording of a performance. He was ticketed at Hometown Groceries, 623 Niagara St.
Anwar S. Alshawli, 32, of Niagara Avenue, charged with unauthorized recording of a performance. He was ticketed at the Corner Stop, 1801 Niagara Ave.
Ghaleb S. Haddadin, 51, of 10th Street, charged with unauthorized recording of a performance. He was ticketed at Safeway Food Market, 623 Pine Ave.
WILSON FARMS ON HERTEL ROBBED BY FIVE TEENS
Five teenage boys stole more than $1,000 during an armed robbery Sunday evening at the Wilson Farms at 460 Hertel Ave., police said.
Northwest District officers said the teens entered the store at about 6:35 p.m., displayed a black handgun and ordered the clerk to empty the drawer of her cash register.