Stanfordville Man Arrested for Stealing Dyson Vacuums

Stanfordville Man Arrested for Stealing Dyson Vacuums

Major Patrick Regan
Troop F Commander


On Wednesday February 8, 2015 the New York State Police at Kingston report the arrest of BRUCE M WILLIAMSON age 23 of Stanfordville, NY for Grand Larceny 4th Degree (E-Felony), Petit Larceny (A-Misdemeanor) and Resisting Arrest (A-Misdemeanor).

On February 5, 2015 Troopers from the SP Kingston Barracks investigated the theft of two Dyson vacuums from the Target Store in the Hudson Valley Mall in the Town of Ulster. The investigation revealed that BRUCE WILLIAMSON entered the store on February 5, 2015, removed the electronic security devices from two Dyson vacuums valued at $1,049.48 and left the store without paying for them. The investigation further revealed that WILLIAMSON entered the same Target store on February 7, 2015, removed the security device from a third Dyson Vacuum valued at $499.99 and left the store without paying for it. Each time WILLIAMSON left the area before the arrival of police.

On February 8, 2015 WILLIAMSON was observed by Target loss prevention in the same Target Store attempting to steal a fourth Dyson Vacuum. WILLIAMSON discarded the vacuum and left the store. WILLIAMSON was located by responding units from the Town of Ulster Police and New York State Police near the Sam’s Club store and taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit near the parking lot of Gander Mountain.

WILLIAMSON was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny 4th, Petit Larceny and Resisting arrest. He was arraigned before the Town of Ulster Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 secure bond and ordered to reappear at a later date.

Author: Harlem Valley News