Tonawanda News


February 21, 2013

Grover takes kidnapping plea

Tonawanda man took 5-year-old from her NT home, abused her


Tonawanda News — Farkas wasn't buying. 

"I'm inclined to embrace some of the people's argument, if not all of it," the judge said, though she didn't make her decision official Thursday.

Presenting some or all of that evidence at trial may have made Grover recalculate his chances with a jury, prosecutors said.

"It may have made him think twice about his plea," Zucco said.

Douglas requested a recess following the arguments to discuss the bargain with his client. Following the break, Grover re-entered the courtroom and quickly became emotional, crying throughout his plea. 

He remains held without bail at the Niagara County Jail.

Contact reporter Jessica Bagley at 693-1000, ext. 4150

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