Thief Caught with Stolen Laptop While Looking for Change in Open Vehicles.
Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports Deputies arrested a Collins male after reports of an individual entering a vehicle on Taylor Hallow Road in Gowanda.
Just before midnight on August 23, Deputies Thurston and Christian responded to the Taylor Hollow Road residence and spoke with the complainant. The complainant stated she observed a male enter her vehicle but nothing was taken. A short distance from the incident, a Gowanda Police Department Officer and Deputy Thurston located the subject and he was positively identified later by the complainant.
The subject, Jeremy Thompson, 35-years-old, was arrested and charged with attempted petit larceny and criminal trespassing. The defendant was found to possess a laptop which was returned to a separate victim who refused to press charges.
Thompson was processed and released on appearance tickets for Collins Town Court.