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Seneca Falls man stole power tools, personal items from several vehicles after suspicious person complaint on Bayard St.

On Saturday around 10 p.m. police arrested a 37-year-old Seneca Falls man following an early morning complaint of a person who was milling around vehicles in a parking lot on East Bayard Street.

The caller stated that the person, later identified as Derek Hager, 37, of Seneca Falls was attempting to gain access to vehicles, then walking away.

Police responded and located Hager where it was determined that he stole property from four individuals. Stolen items included $3,000 in power tools, a wallet with a credit card, and other personal items.

All of the stolen property was recovered by police. He was charged with two different counts of felony grand larceny, two counts of petit larceny, and one count of criminal possession of stolen property.

He was processed and transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility pending arraignment.