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Falls car break-in suspect also faces drug charges

NIAGARA FALLS – A Willow Avenue man faces several charges after breaking into a car early Friday in the Tops Market parking lot on Portage Road, police said.

Kenneth Howell, 27, was charged with petit larceny and other charges and police said he had outstanding arrest warrants from the city Town of Lewiston. Howell also was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said.

Police said the victim left his car running at 6:10 a.m. while delivering newspapers and, upon returning minutes later, spotted the suspect walking away, police said. Music on his stereo had been changed and the interior of the car was ransacked, police said.