NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Darrin S. Pitkin
Troop D Commander
On August 17, 2021, State Police in Sylvan Beach arrested Russel L. King, age 40, from Sylvan Beach for Burglary 3rd degree (class "D" felony) after a month-long investigation.
King was taken into custody and interviewed regarding his involvement in the Burglary that occurred July 1st at Eddie’s Restaurant located in the village of Sylvan Beach. King admitted that he broke into the business around 1:20 am and stolen a bank bag containing several hundred dollars. King, a former employee was processed without incident and transported to the Oneida County Centralized Arraignment Court. He was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in the Village of Sylvan Beach court at a later date.
State Police in Sylvan Beach are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect from a burglary that occurred at Eddie’s Restaurant at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021.
The suspect is described as a white male, in his mid 30’s to early ’40s, approximately 6 feet tall, 160-180 lbs, with light-colored eyes. Based on additional video footage, the suspect was wearing a camo-colored bucket hat with back flap, a maroon-colored t-shirt, blue/black plaid long sleeve shirt, khaki or light-colored pants, work boots, and yellow/black work gloves.
Anyone with information or personal security footage in the area of Main Street and Park Ave in the Village of Sylvan Beach is requested to contact SP Oneida at 315-366-6000 and reference case #10311579.