The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff reports the arrest of Dustin J. Thomas, age 23, of 5625 Reitz Road, Red Creek NY for Petit Larceny following a call for a property retrieval in the Town of Wolcott.
On November 29, 2018 patrol was dispatched to an assist a citizen for a property retrieval in the Town of Wolcott. Upon arrival, the complainant indicated to patrol that his 1999 Arctic Cat ZR 700 was missing from the back yard of the property. Patrol was advised that Mr. Thomas was the only one that would have had the opportunity to have taken the snowmobile from the property. On December 13, 2018 patrol was able to make contact with the complainant who stated that on November 29, 2018 as he was pulling out of the property he observed Mr. Thomas riding the snowmobile. The complainant was able to recover his snowmobile and take possession. December 15, 2018 patrol was able to make contact with Mr. Thomas at his mother’s residence where he admitted that he did intentionally, knowingly, and unlawfully take the snowmobile and place it in a barn from the complainant.
Mr. Thomas was charged with Petit Larceny. He was taken to the Wayne County Jail for finger prints and photos and was released on an appearance ticket. He is to appear in the Town of Wolcott Court on January 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. to answer to the charge.