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The Steuben Courier Advocate
  • Thurston: 2 charged in tree farm burglary

  • State Police in Painted Post have charged two men with burglarizing a Thurston business in October.

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  • State Police in Painted Post have charged two men with burglarizing a Thurston business in October.
    Police say Christopher Sommer, 29, of 8 Manning St., Savona, and Justin Perry, 24, of 9862 Old State Road, Bradford, broke into Swift’s Tree Farm on Waters Road on Oct. 6 and stole an ATV, shotgun, chainsaws, deer mounts and tools.
    Perry allegedly admitted to scrapping the ATV and burning the deer mounts.
    The shotgun, a chainsaw and some tools were recovered, police said. Both men were charged with third-degree burglary. Perry was also charged with tampering with physical evidence.
    Sommer, who was on felony probation for a previous burglary, was sent to Steuben County Jail.
    Perry was issued appearance tickets.
     
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