Petit larceny, grand larceny, criminal use, multiple charges and much more

Staff reports


Petit Larceny

BATH | Richard Bradley Vandini, 47, of 213 Liberty St., APt. 301, was charged Dec. 27, 2011, with petit larceny.

Grand Larceny

BATH | Timothy S. Giardina, 42, of 7298 Dee Road, Campbell, was charged Dec. 30, 2011, with fourth-degree grand larceny.

Criminal Use

BATH | Richard John Vinluan, Jr., 30, of 3981 County Route 70A, Avoca was charged Jan. 1 with second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.

Multiple Charges

BATH | Richard Dale Wagner, 33, of 110 W. Steuben St., was charged Jan. 1 with second-degree burglary and second-degree criminal contempt.


Welfare fraud

BATH | Stephen J. Wight, 27, of Bath was convicted Dec. 21 to fifth-degree welfare fraud in the village of Bath court. Wight pled guilty after admitting to illegally receiving public benefits in the amoun of $1,621.97 between March and June of 2011. Wight was sentenced to a three-year term of probation, full restitution to be repaid to Steuben County Department of Social Services within the probationary term and disqualification of designated future benefits.



BATH | Deputies report the arrest of Andrew C. Leljedal, 21, of Odessa on an active warrant from the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office. Leljedal was visiting an inmate at the Steuben County Jail and during his ID check was found to have an active warrant. Leljedal was turned over to the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office to be arraigned.

Violation of probation warrant

JASPER | Deputies report the arrest of James W. Seeley on Dec. 30. Seeley was arrested for a violation of probation warrant. He was arraigned at the town of Woodhull court and is due to reappear in the town of Jasper court at a later date. Seeley was remanded to the Steuben County Jail.

Petit larceny

WAYLAND | Deputies report that Tyler M. Matthews, 19, and Brandon A. Matthews, 18, of Cohocton were both charged with petit larceny. While a deputy was conducting a property check at the town of Wayland Highway Department a pickup truck was seen leaving the back area of the property. The vehicle was stopped nearby and the deputy found the back of the truck was full of scrap metal. After a brief investigation it was discovered the two had just stolen the scrap metal from the highway department. Both were given appearance tickets for the town of Wayland court and a later date and released.


HORNELL | Deputies report that on Dec. 29 Anthony D. Cuddeback, 24, of Fourth Street, Hornell was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation following a traffic stop on Vanscooter St. in the city of Hornell. Cuddeback was issued citations and is to appear in the city of Hornell court at a later date.