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Posted on: October 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Arrests made in chainsaw larcenies


Date of Incident: Thursday, August 06, 2020 

Time of Incident: 12:05 PM

Incident Location: Falls Farm & Garden - 1115 Dix Avenue

Township: Kingsbury

 Case #: 2020-009262


1. Leslie F. Allen Jr. Age: 38 Corinth, New York

2. Krista S. Jenkins Age: 25 Corinth, New York

Charges: Grand Larceny 3rd Degree / Grand Larceny 4th Degree

Arraigned: Yes 

Court: Kingsbury 

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Lodged: Yes 

Bail: None 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s recently arrested two subjects responsible for several larcenies that occurred in August 2020.

The arrests stem from a joint investigation with the New York State Police – Queensbury and the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, who determined that Leslie F. Allen Jr., age 38 and Krista S. Jenkins, age 25, stole several chainsaws from Falls Farm and Garden, located on Dix Ave. in the Town of Kingsbury in August 2020.

The Sheriff’s Office arrested Allen Jr. for Grand Larceny 3rd degree, a class D Felony; and Jenkins was arrested for Grand Larceny 4th, a class E Felony. Allen, who is currently being held in Saratoga County Correctional Facility on unrelated criminal charges, was arraigned in the Town of Kingsbury Court and remanded in Saratoga County. Jenkins was arraigned in Central Arraignment Proceedings and released pending future court dates.

Officer (s) Handling: Investigators M. Ashton & J. Diamond / Deputy E. Macura

ASSISTING AGENCIES: New York State Police – Queensbury / Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office


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