Cooperstown teen facing charges following alleged break-in on Railroad Ave.

Police say he stole items including a computer and money.

Posted: Aug 1, 2019 11:08 AM

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- An 18-year-old Cooperstown man is facing several charges following an alleged break-in on Railroad Avenue.

Police say he stole a number of items, including a computer and money.

Richard Abbate, allegedly broke in into the building after 11 p.m. Tuesday and stole items from several offices, including Brewery Ommegang's business office, Green Cow Butcher Shop and Upstate Companies.

Abbate was charged with grand larceny, criminal mischief, three counts of burglary, two counts of petit larceny, and criminal trespass. 

He has been arraigned and is being held in the Otsego County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond.

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