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Utica man accused of breaking into several parked cars

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A Utica man faces several charges after he allegedly broke into several parked cars in Herkimer and Oneida Counties, New York State Police said.

Daniel J. Litz, 22, of the 1000 block of Kellogg Avenue, is charged with two counts of criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree and unlawful possession of marijuana.

New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Unit and investigators from New York State Police in Herkimer executed a search warrant on Litz' home on Thursday. According to officials, he was found to be in possession of property stolen from two separate vehicles in the Village of Ilion and the Town of of German Flatts during a larceny on Oct. 21. Other property stolen in Oneida County has already been identified and more will probably be identified in the future.

Litz was arraigned in Utica City Court and posted $1,000 bail. Additional arrests may be made.

The following property is currently in the possession of the Herkimer State Police. Anyone who feels that the property may belong to them is asked to call 866-7275.

* Assorted Pokemon collectibles, including cards, Gameboy games and Gameboy players.

* Gold/brown Louis Vuitton duffel bag

* U.S. Navy camouflage backpack with Navy name tag. Personal name tag has been removed.

* Red/white/brown over-sized purse

* White/pink Lands End cargo bag

* Tan/black Gucci purse

* Tan/black Coach purse

* Black Michael Kors purse

* Gray/black Coach purse

* Black coach purse

* Black Ron Chereskin fleece jacket

* Metal lock box containing numerous assorted autographed celebrity photos

* Asus computer tablet

* Vivatar binoculars

* Camel 8-ball Zippo lighter in metal canister

* Zippo Lighter reading "U.S. Navy support facility -- Diego Garcia"

* Black/yellow Eddie Bauer headlamp with headband

* Nikon Coolpix L22 digital camera (red)

* Glass Livingston wine bottle with handwritten label reading "For trip to Euro -- do not use"

* Eight assorted wrist watches

* One .45 automatic pistol magazine

* Assorted key rings with colored fobs

* Silver ring

* Four pocket knives

* Canon ZR200 video camera

* Three Playstation Three systems (one red, two black)

* Playstation Two system

* Playstation wireless headset

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