15 February 2023
Major Jeffrey A. VanAuken
Troop C Commander


On February 6, 2023, State Police arrested Rodney A. Oakley, 44, of Plymouth, for Scheme to Defraud 2nd degree, Grand Larceny 4th degree (5 counts) and Petit Larceny (8 counts).

On November 14, 2022, at approximately 12:30 p.m., State Police received a report that Rodney A. Oakley, who was the town Highway Department Superintendent, was allegedly using town money for his own personal use.

A preliminary investigation determined that Oakley was using town invoices to gain access to these funds.

During the investigation, it was determined that since December 2020 Oakley had been using town funds to purchase various car parts, tools and materials for his own personal gain.

Oakley was arrested and issued an appearance and is scheduled to appear in the town of Plymouth Court on February 22, 2023.

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