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Pair of Seneca Falls Walmart shoppers tried concealing significant amounts of merchandise in totes

The Seneca Falls Police Department reports the arrest of two after they attempted to steal a significant amount of merchandise in totes.

On Wednesday at 7:43 p.m. police in Seneca Falls arrested Zachary M. Seymour, 26, of Ithaca and Michael A. Neff, 23, of Locke following a larceny investigation at the Walmart Supercenter.

Seymour and Neff were observed acting in concert to conceal several hundred dollars worth of merchandise inside large totes. The pair only abandoned their property near the exit after they noticed an asset protection employee watching them. Asset protection had already called police prior to the pair attempting to leave the store.

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Seymour and Neff were both detained by police at the exit while police conducted an investigation. Following the investigation it was determined that both were conspiring to steal merchandise from the store. Further investigation discovered that Seymour was previously arrested in Ithaca and banned from all Walmart properties.

Seymour was charged with one count of felony burglary, one count of attempted petit larceny, and one count of conspiracy. Neff was charged with one count of attempted petit larceny, and one count of conspiracy.

Both were processed and released on appearance tickets scheduling them to appear in the Town of Seneca Falls Court at a later date to answer the charges.



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