Suspect in generator theft arrested

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SAUGERTIES – Police Chief Joe Sinagra has announced that his department has arrested a suspect in a theft from Saugerties Lumber and Coal that took place in July.  Saugerties resident Antoine Scott has been charged with the crime.

Police say that the 43-year-old man stole a gas-powered generator from the business on July 29.  The Generac portable machine is valued at $599.  Scott was charged on September 16 with Petit Larceny and released on an appearance ticket returnable in Village Court.