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Springfield Store Clerk Charged with Stealing $2,000

Springfield Store Clerk Charged With Stealing $2,000 COOPERSTOWN – A former employee of a Springfield convenience store was arrested and charged with stealing over $2,000 from the register, according to the Village Police. Brandon Charles Demorest, 26, of Springfield Center was arrested Jan. 11 on charges that he had used the error/correct key to void out sales and keep the money customers paid for their purchases while employed at the store in summer 2015, said village police in a press…


Oneida County Woman Arrested For Cocaine Possession at Bassett

Oneida County Woman Arrested  For Cocaine Possession at Bassett COOPERSTOWN – An Oneida County woman was arrested after a “small quantity” of cocaine was found in her possession when she was admitted to Bassett Hospital. Village police were contacted by Bassett after Debra Lee Burton, 54, was found to be in possession of approximately one gram of powdered cocaine when she was admitted on Jan. 31.   That afternoon, detectives obtained a warren of arrest for criminal possession of a controlled substance…