OSWEGO, NY – A Connecticut man stole a woman’s cell phone and credit card after driving off in her vehicle, according to the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office.
On March 30 at 8 p.m., William S. Chan Jr., 33, of 70 Jeremy Woods Drive, Southington, Ct., was arrested for fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony and petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor.
Reportedly, Chan and a female victim had engaged in an argument while riding in the victim’s car.
Chan reportedly drove off with the victim’s car that still contained her purse.
Upon returning with the vehicle, he was asked to remove his personal belongings from it.
Taking them inside the trailer where he was staying, Chan was asked to allow the victim inside the trailer to retrieve her belongings.
Once inside the trailer, the victim reportedly found the purse she had left in her car and discovered her cell phone and credit card had been removed and hidden by Chan, deputies said.
Mr. Chan was arraigned before Town of Sandy Creek Court and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility without bail.
He is scheduled to return to court on April 12.
A member of the Village of Pulaski Police Department assisted at the scene.