23 July 2022
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


Allegany man arrested in connection with area theft, drug possession

On July 10, 2022, SP Machias Troopers arrested Shawn E. Washington, 32, of Allegany, NY for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.

Troopers observed Washington operating a stolen vehicle in the town of Lyndon and determined it to have been stolen from a business in the town of Allegany. During the arrest, Troopers discovered Washington to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Washington was arrested and arraigned in Allegany Town Court, where he was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail without bail. He is due to appear in Lyndon Town Court in August.

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