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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

SP Amity – Man arrested after teaching his son to steal

 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Steven A. Nigrelli
Troop A Commander


 
PRESS RELEASE

On August 28 at 12:48 a.m., Troopers arrested William L Smith, 36 of Buffalo, NY for Trespass, Criminal Mischief 4th, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Troopers responded to the Breezy Point Camp Ground in Scio.  The owner of the camp ground reported she saw 2 males breaking into vacant campers.  Based on the owners and witnesses descriptions, Troopers located Smith and his 15-year-old son.  Smith had taken his son for a walk around the camp ground and allegedly began breaking into vacant campers. The pair, police said, was scared off when the owner confronted them.  Troopers arrested Smith for Trespass, Criminal Mischief 4th, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  Smith was processed at SP Amity and arraigned at the Town of Scio court.  Bail was set at $5,000 and Smith was remanded to the Allegany County Jail.  Smith to reappear in the Town of Scio court September 2016.