05 January 2021
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


On December 29, 2020, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation out of SP Collins arrested James S. Meehan Jr., 24 of Versailles, NY for Burglary 3rd degree.

On December 24, 2020, Troopers out of SP Collins responded to the Community Bank in the village of Gowanda, NY for an alarm.  Meehan entered the bank by forced entry.  The Erie County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) handled a burglary in the village of North Collins Community Bank with the same suspect earlier on December 29th.  The NYSP and ECSO put a picture of the suspect on social media and Meehan was quickly identified.

Meehan was located and arrested.  Meehan was transported to SP Collins and processed.  The Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the with ECSO closed both cases due to the cooperation of bank staff and the public. 

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.