New Hartford (WSYR-TV) - An employee at the Sears in Sangertown Mall is facing charges after police say he stole more than $3,000 from the store.
New Hartford Police have charged 26-year-old Steven Forte of Chadwicks after an investigation by loss prevention department at the Sears store.
Police say Forte made false merchandise returns to get more than $3,000 in cash.
Forte has been charged with:
- Falsifying Business Record in the 1st Degree, a felony
- Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, a felony
Forte was arraigned in the Town of New Hartford and has been released pending a future court date.