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Police: Woman arrested after refusing to pay for cab ride from Syracuse to Lockport

A Brooklyn woman took her cab driver for a ride by refusing to pay the fare for a roughly 150-mile trip from Syracuse to the Town of Lockport, according to police.

Maximina Diaz-Lebron, 64, was arrested May 17 and charged with theft of services for failing to pay the $471 cab fare after she had been delivered to her destination, a Robinson Road address in the Town of Lockport, state police said. She caught the taxi at Syracuse's bus station.

Diaz-Lebron was arraigned in Lockport Town Court and remanded to the Niagara County Jail in lieu of $500 cash.  She is scheduled to reappear in court at a later date.

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