Police: Attica man steals appearance ticket from police vehicle

Created: 02/18/2014 12:31 PM WHEC.com

An Attica man is facing charges after police say he stole an appearance ticket out of police vehicle.

Nicholas J. Wheeler was arrested on February 1 following a traffic stop on West Main Street in the Village of Attica. Police say Wheeler did not have an inspection sticker on his vehicle. During the traffic stop, police had observed an appearance ticket that was on Wheeler’s dash belonging to the Attica Police Department. Police later discovered that ticket had been stolen out of a police vehicle that had been at a local collision shop where Wheeler was employed.

Wheeler was charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. Wheeler was sent to the Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,500 bond. Wheeler is to re-appear in the Village of Attica Court on March 3, 2014 on these charges.

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