PORTER – A Youngstown man faces an attempted burglary charge after a woman said she saw someone trying to get into her Ulrich Drive house through a kitchen window.
Steven C. Lewis, 24, of Third Street, was arrested when a Niagara County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Huff saw him walking along Route 93 near the Robert Moses Parkway. Lewis was taken to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office and charged with one count each of criminal mischief in the fourth degree and attempted burglary in the second degree.
Lewis. who faces a possible prison term of up to seven years on that felony burglary count was arraigned in Porter Town Court where he was ordered held pending further court proceedings.
James R. Voutour said Lewis fled when the homeowner yelled at him. Sheriff’s deputies, Lewiston police officers, state troopers and agents of the U.S. Border Patrol were all send to the scene and set up a large perimeter around the intended burglary site.