Tri-county blotter

Man allegedly took money, didn’t do work

WILTON — The owner of ADK Custom faces grand larceny charges for allegedly taking a down payment and not complying with an agreement.

Aaron P. Penley, of Mayfield was charged by state police on Sept. 27 with one count of fourth-degree grand larceny.

An investigation revealed that Penley entered into an agreement with a customer from Greenfield to do repairs to outbuildings owned by the customer. Penley took a $1,200 down payment from the customer and did not complete any of the work for the customer.

He was released with an appearance ticket for Greenfield Town Court on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m.

Pair charged with theft from Target

AMSTERDAM — Two males were arrested on Friday for allegedly stealing $2,900 worth of merchandise from Target.

Andrew Corbett, 32, of Johnstown and Lisandro Garcia, 37, of Amsterdam were charged by state police with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony and sixth-degree conspiracy, a class B misdemeanor.

According to a news release, at approximately 5:53 p.m. on Friday, state police responded to Target on reports of a larceny. While en route to the store, a patrol spotted the suspect vehicle on Van Dyke Avenue. and initiated a traffic stop.

Corbett and Garcia were identified by the complaintant in which the two allegedly left the store without paying for the goods. Further investigation revealed that the two men allegedly stole over $2,900 worth of merchandise over the preceding two days.

Both men were taken into custody and transported to state police in Fonda for processing. They were issued appearance tickets to appear in Town Court on Oct. 17.

Man charged with theft from employer

JOHNSTOWN — Calvin C. Knudsen, 31, of 4 Pleasant St., Gloversville, was charged by city police at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 25 with felony counts of third-degree burglary and fourth-degree grand larceny.

Police said the Patrol Division investigated a burglary that occurred at 4:10 a.m. Sept. 15 at Midtown Discount Beverage, 105 Townsend Ave. Investigating officers identified Knudsen — an employee of the business. Multiple sources of video footage were obtained, police said.

The suspect will appear later in City Court.

Pair charged with having cocaine

JOHNSTOWN — Jonathan J. Stewart, 31, of 336 Old State Road, and Evan A. Rose, 28, of 15 North East Ave., were each charged by city police at 1:01 a.m. Saturday with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police said the suspects were arrested at Smalley’s lot, North Perry Street, in connection with an offense at 12:55 a.m. Saturday. The Patrol Division investigated a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot. Officers found Stewart and Rose in the vehicle, allegedly in possession of cocaine.

They will appear later in City Court.

By Kerry Minor

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