Two Canton relatives in county jail after allegedly stealing $3,000-worth of firearms, other items and reselling them
Monday, December 13, 2010 - 5:12 pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 4:10 p.m.

CANTON – St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Deputies on Tuesday arrested a third man in connection with an alleged burglary of a West Potsdam residence and attempted sale of stolen items valued at over $3,000.

Patrick J. Carlin, 20, of Canton, was charged with one count of second-degree burglary, a class C felony, and one count of third-degree grand larceny, a class D felony.

Deputies allege Carlin, along with Corey Printup, 30, of Canton, unlawfully entered a residence in West Potsdam and stole several firearms, a gun safe, a Wii game system and several other items with a total value of over $3,000. Raymond Printup, 66, Canton, was also arrested in connection with the burglary. Deputies allege he and Corey Printup sold three of the stolen firearms.

Deputies said a handgun and two iPods were also recovered from this arrest.

Carlin was arraigned by Potsdam Town Justice Sam Charleson and remanded to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $7,500 cash bail or $15,000 bail bond to reappear at a later date.

The investigation is continuing.

Previous story, Monday, Jan. 20:

CANTON – Two Canton men are in county jail tonight after one allegedly stole $3,000 worth of firearms and other items from a West Potsdam residence and both reportedly began selling them, according to St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies.

Corey Printup, 30, of Canton, was charged with second-degree burglary, a class C felony; third-degree grand larceny, a class D felony; third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony; and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony.

Raymond Printup, 66, Canton, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony, and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony.

Sheriff’s deputies allege Corey Printup unlawfully entered a residence in West Potsdam and stole several firearms, a gun safe, a Wii game system and several other items with values of all items totaling in excess of $3,000.

Allegedly, both Ray and Corey Printup sold three of the stolen firearms to a person in Winthrop.

Those firearms along with others have been recovered but several remain missing.

Both subjects were arraigned by Potsdam Town Justice Sam Charleson.

Corey Printup was held in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bail bond, and Raymond Printup was held in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bail bond.

Both are scheduled to reappear at a later date.

The sheriff’s department was assisted by the New York State Police in the investigation.

The investigation is continuing and further charges are pending.