WATERTOWN Shayne A. Austin, 20, of 30 Country Club Road, Gouverneur, and an inmate at the St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, was arrested Thursday morning on allegations that he and a woman stole more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from the Walmart Supercenter on Route 3.
Both Mr. Austin and Kaitlyn A. Robinson, 22, of 1108 Knox St., Ogdensburg, were charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony, and fifth-degree conspiracy in connection with the alleged Dec. 17 larceny, in which $1,082 worth of merchandise was stolen, city police said.
Ms. Robinson was arrested on the charges Dec. 19.
Mr. Austin was arraigned on the charges in Town Court. Following the arraignment, he was sent back to the jail on $5,000 cash bail.