Wayne County Sheriff’s Investigators reported the arrest early Friday (8/22) at about 3 a.m. of Rochester man as the result of an ongoing investigation into several larcenies of ATV’s (All Terrain Vehicle) and burglaries recently reported in the Town of Ontario area.
Wayne County Sheriff’s Investigators observed a flat bed pick up truck loaded with an ATV, and other items, operating in the area of the previously reported larcenies and burglaries, and stopped the vehicle on Ridge Road in the Town of Ontario.
Subsequent investigations with the Ogden Police Department revealed that the pick up truck had been stolen from a residence on Stony Point Road in the Town of Ogden and the truck owner was unaware his truck had been stolen.
Investigators also discovered that the ATV and other property on the back of the stolen truck had just been stolen from a residential garage on Lakeside Road in Ontario, and those homeowners were also unaware their property had been stolen during the night.
Christian A. Robinson, age 40, of 175 Warner Street in Rochester, was charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree as a result of being in possession of the pick up truck that was stolen out of Ogden.
Robinson was also charged with Burglary 2nd degree, Grand Larceny 4th degree, 2 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a child and Criminal Mischief 4th degree as a result of the investigations.
Robinson was arraigned on the above charges before Justice Art Williams at the Town of Arcadia Court and was remanded to Wayne County Jail and is currently being held without bail
Robinson also had two juveniles with him at the time of the burglary in the Town of Ontario. The juvenile cases will be referred to Wayne County Family Court.
Wayne County Sheriff’s Investigators are continuing their investigations. Assisting in these investigations was the Ogden Police Department and the NY State Police.