Senior Citizen Residential Thefts

Trumansburg Police were called to a local senior citizen residential facility regarding a series of mail thefts over the past few months. Investigation revealed that when packages were delivered to this facility they were left on a table for the residents to pick up since they were too large for the mailboxes. Thru the month of December other thefts occurred from the common room of theĀ  facility.

Working with the staff police interviewed residents and obtained two video’s showing theĀ  two separate thefts in progress. The suspect turned out to be a recent resident .On Tuesday January 14th police executed arrest and search warrant at the facility and took the female into custodya nd found some of the stolen property in her apartment..Packages delivered now are kept under lock and key in the office which is a little inconvenient but safer.

Arrested was Elsie W Sherman age 56 of the facility Trumansburg. She was processed and arraigned and ordered to appear in on going court action on February 19th, 2014