After a break-in at several offices at 21 Railroad Avenue in Cooperstown on Tuesday night, police arrested 18-year-old Richard C. Abbate of Cooperstown.  Abbate is accused of stealing items from several offices, including a laptop from the Ommegang office, meat from the Green Cow butcher shop, and money from another office.  In addition, he did damage to several of the businesses.

Richard C Abbate (Credit: AllOTSEGO)

Abbate has been charged with the felonies of Grand Larceny, third degree; Criminal Mischief, third degree, and three counts of Burglary, third degree, and the misdemeanors of Criminal Trespass, third degree, and two counts of Petit Larceny.

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