Officers from the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to Stevens Manor in Cortlandville for a larceny complaint of a package on Monday, December 4th around 10:30 in the morning.
An investigation by officers found 41 year old Erica L. Allen of Cortlandville, had stolen the package. She was eventually located at Walmart later in the afternoon that same day. Officers arrested and charged Allen with Petit Larceny for the stolen package.
As she was in the process of being arrested, officers found drugs in her possession and learned she stole from the store while also trespassing on the property.
Allen was additionally charged with Burglary in the 3rd, Petit Larceny, and 3 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th. She was transported to the Sheriff’s Office and later arraigned through the Centralized Arraignment Process. Allen was then released on her own recognizance and is due to appear in Cortlandville Town Court next week.