Sovena employee allegedly steals tech with company funds

Police say the missing cell phones were first noticed back in October 2018.

Posted: Jul 4, 2019 8:51 AM
Updated: Jul 4, 2019 1:04 PM

ROME, N.Y. -- A worker at the Sovena Olive Oil company, at Griffiss Park, is accused of using his position to steal cell phones from the company.

Police say Michael Guerrieri, 29 of Rome, worked at Sovena to get equipment for the company.

Guerrieri allegedly used those company funds to buy, and then steal, five cell phones and one tablet. Police say the missing cell phones were first noticed back in October 2018.

Guerrieri's being charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property.

He's set to appear in Rome City Court at a later date.

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