12 July 2021
Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander


The New York State Police are investigating multiple burglaries that have occurred at seasonal residences in Chenango, Delaware and Otsego counties. 

Investigators are asking homeowners to check their seasonal properties and sheds.

An investigation is on-going.  So far, two men have been arrested but investigators believe additional suspects may be involved. 

Both Christopher J. Youngs Jr., age 23 of Maryland, NY and John B. Clark, age 27 of Morris, NY have been charged with the felonies of Burglary in the second degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the fourth degree. 

State Police have linked both men to burglaries in Otsego and Delaware counties.  They were also found in possession of stolen property. 

Youngs and Clark were arrested on July 10, 2021.  Youngs was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $50,000 cash bail or $150,000 bond.  Clark was remanded to the Otsego County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. 

Investigators are seeking tips in locating the stolen property which includes guns, generators, tools and other items of value. 

If you have any information, contact SP Sidney at (607)561-7400.

If you see any suspicious activity call 911 immediately. 

As a reminder, if you possess guns or property of value, please write down the serial numbers to those items.  If an owner has the serial number of the stolen item it can help investigators return items to their rightful owners. 

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