FULTON, NY – On Monday at approximately 11:29 a.m., Fulton Police were dispatched to the parking lot of the Dollar General located at 126 Cayuga St. in Fulton.
Upon arrival, it was determined that two subjects had been involved in allegedly stealing several cans of air conditioning recharge canisters.
When store personnel attempted to stop them, a struggle ensued with one of the store personnel and the two subjects, according to police.
At one point, the male subject is alleged to have brandished a knife and threatened to stab the store employee.
While leaving the scene, the male is reported to have threatened the store employee with a shovel.
The female was located in a vehicle which was parked in the parking lot.
Both the male and the female subjects were arrested and held at the Fulton Police Department.
Arrested were: Michael J. Baum, 35, of County Route 45, Fulton. He was charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Class B Felony; Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Class D Felony; Menacing 2nd Degree (2 counts), Class A Misdemeanor; and Conspiracy 6th Degree (2 counts), Class B Misdemeanor.
Also arrested: Kelly L. Dolbear, 33, of Red Schoolhouse Road, Fulton. She was charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Class B Felony; and Conspiracy 6th Degree, Class B Misdemeanor.
Both Baum and Dolbear were arraigned by Judge David Hawthorne in Fulton City Court..
The defendants were then transported to the Oswego County Jail on $5000 cash bail or $10,000 bail bond.