SULLIVAN COUNTY — Members of the Monticello Police Department arrested Trevor Tompkins, age 25, of Monticello, on Monday 11/29/21. Tompkins was charged with the Felonies of Burglary in the 3rd …
SULLIVAN COUNTY — Members of the Monticello Police Department arrested Trevor Tompkins, age 25, of Monticello, on Monday 11/29/21. Tompkins was charged with the Felonies of Burglary in the 3rd degree and 2 counts of Grand Larceny in the 3rd degree. He was additionally charged with Misdemeanors for Petit larceny, Criminal possession of stolen property in the 5th degree, Criminal mischief in the 4th degree and Obstructing governmental administration.
Tompkins was arrested following an investigation into a Burglary that occurred at 4 a.m. on Thursday 11/11/21 at the “Safelite Auto Glass” store at 51 Forestburg Road in the Village of Monticello. Tompkins broke into the business through a bay window and then stole a 2021 Ford Van belonging to the business. Tompkins then drove the stolen van to Elk Drive, also located in the Village of Monticello, where he abandoned the Van and then stole a 2004 Mitsubishi Outlander Motor Vehicle that had been left running by its owner to warm up. Tompkins then eventually drove the 2nd stolen vehicle to Dunbar Road where it was later found abandoned and in a damaged condition by Monticello Police. Monticello Police were able to identify Tompkins through surveillance video.
In accordance with NYS bail reform, Tompkins was released on an appearance ticket pending further court action.
The filing of an accusatory instrument is merely an accusation and every person who is arrested is presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
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