02 July 2019
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE

July 1
 
State Police at Mayfield arrested Steve Putman, 63, of Caroga, NY,  for Insurance Fraud 4th.   The arrest was the result of an investigation commenced at a request of the town of Caroga town board and town attorney.  The investigation revealed that Putman, the town of Caroga highway superintendent, took damaged parts off of one town truck, put them on another truck, and then submitted a false claim to the town’s insurance company to get the truck repaired.   He was issued an appearance ticket returnable in the town of Caroga court on 8/12 at 7pm.   
 
 

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