David Crewell was sentenced in Columbia County Court, after pleading guilty to grand larceny charges, for stealing a refrigerated trailer from a Canaan truck stop last September. He got 5 years probation and 100 hours of community service.
original press release:
Esperance man charged with Grand Larceny following trailer theft at Canaan Truck Stop
NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robert M. NuzzoTroop K Commander
Canaan, New York – On September 18, 2016, New York State Police from the Livingston Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested David S. Crewell, 43 years old, of Esperance, New York, for Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, a Class D Felony, and Criminal Mischief in the 4thDegree, a Class A Misdemeanor.On September 17, 2016 at approximately 8:10 p.m., Troopers responded to a Columbia County 911 call reporting a suspicious person at the Canaan Truck Stop. A witness at the truck stop reported that he observed a man remove a king pin lock off of a 2006 Great Dane Refrigerated Trailer that was stored in the parking area. The person reporting the incident knew that the suspect, later identified as Crewell, was not the owner of the trailer.Troopers arrived on scene and observed Crewell attempting to leave the truck stop with the stolen trailer attached to a 1999 Kenworth truck. Troopers conducted a traffic stop on the rig and placed Crewell in custody.