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25 January 2013
Another Indian Point Employee Arrested for Theft
On 01/25/13, at approximately 8:40 am, State Police in Cortlandt arrested Christopher L. Albea (40 years old), at his residence located at Marion Way, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 after an on-going investigation into internal theft of equipment and material from the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, 450 Broadway, Buchanan, NY. Albea, employed in the Maintenance Department, was charged with Grand Larceny-3rd (felony) after a joint investigation involving the state police and Entergy Corp., owner and operator of Indian Point, determined that he removed several thousand lbs of copper wire in excess of $10,000 value from the site and sold it to a Dutchess County Scrap yard, where he and received several thousand dollars in cash. This arrest is related to a previous arrest of employee Theodore Kozelka on 01/11/13 for Grand Larceny-2nd. Albea was arraigned in the T/Cortlandt Justice Court on 01/25/13 and remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail to appear in the Village of Buchanan Court on Tuesday January 29, 2013 at 4:00 pm. If anyone has any information regarding thefts at Indian Point contact the State Police in Cortlandt at 914-737-7171. All calls will remain confidential.
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