31 January 2020
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
On January 8, 2020 at approximately 3:08 p.m., New York State Police at Richfield Springs arrested Crystal G. Ray, age 38 of Richfield Springs, NY for the felonies of Identity Theft in the first degree and two counts of Grand Larceny in the fourth degree. She was also charged with the misdemeanor of Unlawful Possession of Personal Identification in the third degree.
A trooper was dispatched to a report of fraudulent chares on a debit card in November 2019. After an investigation, it was determined that Ray, who was paid to assist the victim at the victim’s home obtained credit card information unlawfully. Ray is accused of spending over $2,300 using the victim’s credit card information.
Ray was arrested January 8, processed and arraigned at Otsego Count Central Arraignment and Processing. She was released on her own recognizance.