Arrests made in purse, credit card theft
On April 5, 2018, State Police in Lysander arrested 26-year-old Charles R. Bennett of Sterling and 20-year-old Devin L. Benson of Red Creek on charges of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and second-degree identity theft (both class E felonies) and fifth-degree conspiracy (a class A misdemeanor).
Bennett was additionally charged with fourth-degree grand larceny (a class E felony).
Benson was released on an appearance ticket, directing her to appear in Cicero Town Court at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2018.
Bennett was found to have several outstanding warrants and was arraigned at the Onondaga County Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded to the Justice Center.
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State Police seek public assistance with identifying two individuals in surveillance photo
State Police in Lysander is seeking public assistance with identifying two individuals wanted in a larceny of a purse.
On April 1, 2018, at 9:13 a.m., an unknown male exited the Wegmans Store on State Route 31 in Clay with the victim’s purse. The male suspect was last seen entering the passenger’s side of a dark (possibly green or gray) Chevy compact sedan.
At 9:46 a.m., the male suspect, accompanied by a white female wearing a yellow jacket, made a purchase at the Wal-Mart store on Brewerton Road with the victim’s credit card.
If anyone has information on the identity of either/both individuals in the surveillance photos above, they are asked to contact Investigator Thomas Quilter at (315) 638-8651 or State Police Headquarters at (315) 366-6000. All information will remain confidential.