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Sheriff Arrest Man After Breaking into Business


Back on November 8th of 2021 the Cortland County Sheriff’s Office responded to a business located on Route 13 in the Town of Cortlandville for a reported burglary.

During the investigation the officers were able to identify Stephen A. Elwood of Cortland as the person that unlawfully entered and stole from the business when it was closed. A warrant was then issued for Elwoods arrest.

On Saturday May 21st officers located and then arrested Elwood on the warrant for his arrest. He was arraigned through the Centralized Arraignment program where he was then released on his own recognizance.

Elwood was charged with burglary in the third degree (a felony) and petit larceny (a misdemeanor). He is due back in court on June 8th.

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