NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Eric L. Laughton
Re: Caton Area Burglaries – Steuben County
The New York State Police at SP Painted Post and the Town of Caton Police Department, are investigating a series of residential burglaries occurring over the past weeks.
Initial investigations reveal that suspect(s) entered multiple houses on Sagetown Road and Riff Road, stealing various property. The items stolen included a number of firearms. The suspect(s) appear to be targeting houses that are unoccupied, such as seasonal camp residences or “family estate” type residences.
The New York State Police remind the public that any firearms left behind in unoccupied residences should be properly secured.
Anyone with information regarding these area burglaries, or those requiring assistance with the disposition of “family estate” firearms are asked to contact the New York State Police at (607) 962-3282. Anyone wishing to report suspicious activity within the Town of Caton area can contact 911.