Crime and Injury Report 05.29.13

Town Crier

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.

Ongoing Investigations
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.

The theft, which occurred at an exterior cabinet on the property, is believed to have taken place sometime between May 21 at 11 p.m. and May 22 at 3:30 a.m. and an estimated six or eight batteries were stolen, valued at $24 to $32 each. The door to the cabinet also sustained $50 in damage.