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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Two arrested in theft from Andover can drive box

The Andover Police Department with the assistance of Olean-based state police Saturday night arrested Charles B. Stone, 58 of Elmira, NY and Christina Stone, 31 of Elmira NY for allegedly stealing cans from the Andover Baptist Church Can Drive Box. The theft was reported late last week. The theft went viral on social media. Police Chief Jim Rumfelt said the arrest was made "due to an observant citizen" that saw the picture of the suspects truck and the story on facebook. Rumfelt said the citizen spotted the truck at the Allegany Wal-Mart and called 911.  Both suspects were charged with petit larceny and arraigned in Independence Town Court and remanded to the Allegany County Jail on $500 cash or $1,000 bond and due to return in Andover Village Court on March 28