NYSP: Erie County man steals cash from NYS Fair vending machines

Authorities say the thefts happened last Thursday and Friday inside several buildings at the Fair.

Posted: Sep 3, 2019 8:01 AM
Updated: Sep 3, 2019 8:05 AM

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- An Erie County man is in custody after State Police say he was captured on camera at the Great New York State Fair -- unlocking a milk vending machine and removing all the cash from inside. 

Authorities say the thefts happened last Thursday and Friday inside several buildings at the Fair. 

On Monday, they arrested Walter Bush, 58 of Tonawanda, New York on grand larceny charges. 

He was found walking through a gate at the fair by a trooper. 

Bush was taken to the Onondaga County Justice Center for arraignment.

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