12 October 2022
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


On October 5, 2022, Troopers out of SP Olean arrested Melinda J. Chase, 42 of Olean, NY for petit larceny following a shoplifting incident at Wal-Mart in the town of Allegany.

On October 5, 2022, Troopers were called to Wal-Mart in the town of Allegany for a shoplifting complaint. Investigation determined that Chase had stolen $489 in goods and attempted to leave the store. Chase was placed under arrest and transported to SP Olean for processing.

Chase was issued an appearance ticket for Petit Larceny returnable to Allegany Town Court at a later date in October 2022.

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