Stockholm, Malone men locked up following burglary investigation
STOCKHOLM – Investigation of a burglary in Stockholm Tuesday night has resulted the arrests of men from Stockholm and Malone who say they were looking for gasoline for their car.
Timothy R. Kerrick, 28, Stockholm, and Robert P. Jock II, 43, of Malone, were arrested and charged by state police with one count each of second-degree burglary and one count each of fourth-degree conspiracy stemming from the investigation.On Tuesday at about 7:30 p.m., New York State Police say they responded to 710 Bucktown Rd. in Stockholm for a report of a burglary in progress. The caretakers of the home told police they saw someone exit the house and flee on foot.
A New York State Police K9 was used to track the suspect from the residence to Nichols Road where police say they found the suspects' car, a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt.
Troopers said the investigation revealed Kerrick, the owner of the vehicle, and Jock, the passenger, both entered the residence to try to find gasoline because their vehicle was running low.
The two were arraigned in the Town of Norfolk Court by Town Justice Donald Lustyik. Kerrick was remanded to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,000 cash bail, and Jock was remanded in lieu of $5,000 cash bail, troopers said.