Arrests & Referrals
New Yorker cited for stolen hat
A New York resident was cited for attempting walk away with a stolen had from Gee Cee’s truck stop near Toledo May 22, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.
Mikhail Kochkarez, 60, of Brooklyn, was contacted after employees at the truck stop called to report he had taken a $16 hat and attempted to hide it in his coat. When Kochkarez was contacted, he is alleged to have thrown the had in a nearby trashcan.
He was cited for theft, third degree, and released.
Those with information about ongoing investigations are encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at (360) 740-1266 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-748-6422.
Batteries stolen from local Chevron
Used car batteries were reported stolen from the Chevron Station at Exit 59 May 22, according to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office.