NIAGARA FALLS – A Rochester man faces four felony charges after he allegedly broke into a Falls home and beat a man with a chain in order to get prescription pills.
Lastonza Moxley, 60, was arrested on a warrant Tuesday and charged with two counts of first-degree burglary, for causing injury and for using a weapon; and first- and second-degree robbery.
Moxley is accused of forcing his way into an apartment in the 1600 block of Niagara Street on Aug. 6 and using a homemade weapon, a wooden stick with a long chain attached, to beat a 53-year-old man. Moxley then demanded that a woman in the house hand over her pills, according to police. The woman told officers she handed over 10 of her prescription Lortabs, and Moxley left.