Two jailed for allegedly stealing 4,200-watt generator from Massena Walmart
Monday, July 8, 2013 - 4:56 pm

MASSENA -- Village police charged two area residents over the weekend who were turned over to them by Malone-based state troopers on outstanding burglary warrants.

Melissa B. Wheeler, 27, of Brushton and William A. Beyers, 26, of North Lawrence, are facing one count each of third-degree burglary and petit larceny.

Court documents state the pair is alleged to have entered Massena Wal-Mart on an unspecified date and stolen a $499 4,200-watt generator, makeup, and other various items. Both were under a court order directing them not to enter the store as a result of a Dec. 14 larceny.

Beyers was charged Saturday, arraigned and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 bail or $10,000 bond. Wheeler is being held in the county lockup awaiting arraignment.