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NIAGARA FALLS - Police suspect an incident of vandalism Saturday night may have been the result of mistaken identity.
Kyle M. Burkwit, 23, of Olcott was charged with felony second-degree criminal mischief at 10:36 p.m., after he used a rock to smash the driver's-side window of a car parked in the 300-block of Third Street, police said.
Burkwit appeared to be under the influence of an intoxicant when he smashed the window out of the 2012 Toyota, owned by a Buffalo woman, police added. Burkwit, police said, had borrowed his father's vehicle, a GMC, and had confused it for the Toyota and became frustrated when the key wouldn't open the door. Police said they located the GMC a short distance away.
Damage to the Toyota was estimated at $2,000.