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New York State Police: Shoplifting in New York

The following information was provided by the New York State Police via the Brewster-Southeast Patch. A person charged with a crime is not guilty until having been convicted in court.

Police charged a 53-year-old Danbury woman in connection with a recent shoplifting incident at a Southeast business.

Sgt. David Claytor of the charged Iola D. Mayfield around 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Claytor responded to a 911 report of a theft at . When he arrived, employees said that the woman had fled the scene.

Claytor told Patch that he stopped Mayfield, who was driving alone in a 1999 Volkswagon Jetta, on Route 22 in Southeast. Trooper Michael Gaglione assisted. Police say they found three bottles of alcohol, with a retail value of approximately $113, in the vehicle. They also discovered an opened miniature bottle of rum.

Officials charged Mayfield with petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, all misdemeanors. She's also facing an infraction: drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle on the highway. 

After posting $250 station bail, Mayfield was released. She is due in Town of Southeast Court next month.

Observer February 28, 2012 at 06:49 PM
The only thing worse than useless fluff pieces on patch are articles that are blatantly plagiarized from other patch sites. http://southeast.patch.com/articles/liquor-store-larceny-leads-to-arrest-in-southeast Could it really be true that in this relatively large city there's no news to report on, so we have to nab headlines from nearby towns? I'd argue there's plenty of news to report on in Danbury, but Mr. Langlois just isn't getting it done. At least his copy+paste function works. Mr. Langlois, how do you justify putting your name on an article that you didn't write a single word of?
Mark Langlois February 28, 2012 at 11:19 PM
Observer, two things. First, read the first paragraph under the headline, where I say where this brief came from. Two: get a life.

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