27 September 2019
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
On September 5, 2019 at approximately 5:22 p.m., New York State Police at Ithaca arrested Phyllis J. Melton, age 50 of Ithaca, NY for the felony of Grand Larceny.
Melton is accused of taking jewelery from a property in Lansing where she was hired as a cleaner. A complaint was lodged with the State Police August 22, 2019, Melton is accused of stealing the items and selling them at a pawn shop.
After an investigation, she was arrested at her residence on September 5 and arraigned in the town of Lansing court where she was released on her own recognizance.