28 September 2019
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Philip T. Rougeux
Troop D Commander
UPDATED PRESS RELEASE
store security photos
On September 29, 2019, State Police was contacted and advised the transaction was a case of a Lowe’s employee putting in the wrong phone number at the time of purchase which misidentified the purchaser as the complainant in the investigation. The two individuals in the surveillance photo purchased the item with their credit card and there was no crime committed in this incident.
State Police in Sylvan Beach is investigating an identity theft that occurred at the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store on Lowes Boulevard in the town of Herkimer, NY.
On September 7, 2019, two unidentified males entered the store, purchased a Frigidaire gas range for $594, using a fraudulent credit card, and left in a red pickup truck.
If anyone can identify the individuals in the store security photos above, they are asked to contact State Police at (315) 366-6000. All information will be kept confidential.
Please refer to case # 9145054