MASSENA -- In separate incidents of alleged debit card theft, men from Brasher Falls and Massena face felony charges and are jailed on bail.
Adam B. Aubrey, 19, of 373 Hurley Rd., Brasher Falls, is charged with one count of fourth-degree grand larceny and three counts of second-degree forgery, all felonies. He is also charged with three misdemeanor counts of petit larceny.
Court documents state that he stole Jessica Hill’s debit card from 27 Park Avenue and spent $2.30 at On A Roll Deli, $973.92 at Wal-Mart Supercenter, and $16 on a cab fare from Massena Transport.
Aubrey is being held in the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility, Canton, in lieu of $2,500 bail or $5,000 bond.
Daniel P. Robertson, 34, of 154 North Main St., Massena, is charged with felony fourth-degree grand larceny following allegations that he stole a woman’s wallet and used her credit and debit cards to make various purchases.
According to a statement from Cheryl Gardner, Robertson stole her wallet while she was eating ice cream at Stewart’s on North Main Street with her children earlier in the month. She said her bank statements showed her that he used the card to buy beer and school supplies the day after it was stolen, totaling $78.59. She told police Robertson tried to get a cash advance $100 on a credit card, and tried to make a second purchase of $248.41, which was declined.
Robertson is being held in the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility, Canton, in lieu of $1,000 bail or $2,000 bond.