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Hirschbeck Street woman arrested for burglary, identity theft

A 30-year-old Hirschbeck Street woman was arrested late Friday afternoon for allegedly stealing a neighbor’s credit cards last month and breaking into another neighbor’s house Monday, Buffalo police reported.

Kimberly Genson was arrested at Erie County Medical Center by Officers John Messina and William Hoffstetter. She was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree identity theft and third-degree unlawful possession of personal identification information.

Police said she charged more than $1,000 in purchases after stealing a neighbor’s credit and bank cards on Feb. 17.

She also was charged with second-degree burglary and criminal mischief for allegedly breaking into another neighbor’s house Monday afternoon by kicking in a side door.