Burglary is defined as "entry into a building illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft." New York State Police are searching for suspects that may have been involved in a burglary of a large machine. Anyone with information regarding the incident are asked to contact State Police Troop B at 315-379-0012.

How does one steal a 9,000 pound construction excavator? Let's take a look at the scene of the crime.

At approximately 8am on Sunday November 26th, according to a post on the New York State Police Facebook page, Troopers responded to a burglary complaint in the town of Canton, NY. What was taken? For one, a 304D CR Caterpillar excavator but that's not all.

Take a look at the pictures below of a 2011 yellow and black Caterpillar 304DCR excavator with rubber tracks, two-foot bucket, and front push blade. The suspects also are accused of taking a black 2018 PJ/TR hydraulic tilt trailer approximately 20 feet in length. The owner of the residence reports last seeing the excavator on the trailer on 11/23/203.

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Now State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation are seeking public assistances on this case of the missing Cat. The incident occurred at 5432 County Route 27, in the town of Canton.

Any residence or business in the surrounding area with video surveillance is encouraged to review footage. Anyone with information regarding the incident, they are asked to contact State Police Canton at 315-379-0012.

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15 Of New York State's Most Wanted Criminals- November 2023

Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 11/01/2023:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

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Expert Tips for Avoiding Online Shopping Scams

In order to avoid a scammer getting the better of you, check out the following red flags to look out for as well as preventative measures to take from Dr. Skiba, AKA Dr. Fraud himself:

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LOOK - Upstate New York Home For Sale for $1000

This Upstate New York home has been listed by Greater Syracuse Land Bank with an asking price of just $1000. Let's take a look around.

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