LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man, who failed to show up in Niagara Falls City Court for appearances on a stolen car case, accepted a plea offer Thursday.
Dejuan R. Savage, 24, of Eighth Street, admitted to second-degree bail jumping and was scheduled for sentencing Oct. 31 by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr., who agreed to give Savage five years’ probation, beginning with six months in jail. Savage apparently will have served his time by the sentencing date.
Savage was arrested Dec. 7 after allegedly crashing a stolen 2009 Buick into a parked van in the Falls and leading police on a vehicle and foot chase before he was caught on Linwood Avenue. He failed to show up for a Feb. 8 court date, leading to the bail jumping indictment, which prosecutors chose instead of pursuing the car case.