Cops Arrest York Burglary Suspect in Under an Hour

YORK – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mount Morris resident on a felony charge for allegedly breaking into an attached garage to steal alcohol, cigarettes and motorcycle accessories.

According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, an 18-year-old was arrested for felony Burglary in the Second Degree and misdemeanor Petit Larceny.

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“Any time we can solve a serious crime with no known suspects in under an hour is a job very well done,” said Dougherty. “I commend Sergeant Draper and the assisting Deputies on scene for their attention to detail and putting in the extra steps to solve this crime; another great job by your Deputy Sheriffs.”

The is withholding the name of the suspect in case they are treated as a youthful offender and have their record sealed. Continue to follow the as this case proceeds through the court system.

On July 11, at approximately 7 a.m., the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office was contacted directly by a local resident in the Town of York for a burglary to an attached garage to their house. The homeowners at the location woke to find numerous items including alcohol, cigarettes, and motorcycle accessories stolen from their garage.

Sergeant Chad Draper was one of the first units to arrive on scene, and while checking the surrounding area he located the stolen property in question and identified several potential suspects.

Other Deputy Sheriffs on scene assisted with interviews and evidence collection, leading to the suspect’s arrest.

On scene investigating for the Sheriff”s Office along with Sergeant Draper was Captain Brian Applin who leads the Criminal Investigations Division, Deputy Marty Herkimer of the Road Patrol Division, and Deputy Bob Holt of the Forensic Identification Unit.

The suspect was turned over to central booking deputies at the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. The District Attorney’s Office recommended bail of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond on the matter.

Livonia Town Justice Margaret Graf-Linsner set bail at $1,500 cash or $3,000 secured bond.


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