A Steuben County man pleaded guilty in Tompkins County Court this week to stealing several backpacks in Marchthat belonged to Cornell University students.
39-year-old Richard Huyler, of Addison, pleaded guilty to three counts each of grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. In late July, 31-year-old April Mace, of Savona, was sentenced to time in jail and at the Willard Drug Treatment Center for her role in the crimes. Mace and Huyler were arrested after surveillance videos caught them stealing several unattended backpacks from students in campus libraries March 16th.
Over 1-HUNDRED stolen items, valued at more than 12-THOUSAND dollars, were recovered as a result of their arrests.