Man accused of sending texts, FB posts to former classmates

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Lockport man is facing charges for sending unwanted text messages and Facebook posts to former classmates, according to State Police.

Troopers arrested 18-year-old Richard Powell last Tuesday for second degree aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor. After being arraigned in Town of Lockport Court, he was taken to Niagara County Jail on $500 bail.

Police did not say what Powell was sending to former classmates. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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