Beer heist goes awry

DANBY -- State Police were called to investigate a retail theft from the Nichols store in the Town of Danby. It was reported a male left the store with an 18 pack of Budweiser beer without paying for it. State Police were able to locate the male at a foreclosed property nearby the Nichols Store.

State Police K9 Gunny was deployed for a building search of the residence to locate anyone inside. Inside Ronald Kreth Sr.was located, Kreth resisted our efforts to place him in custody but eventually yielded to police commands. Kreth was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injures. He was then issued a citation to appear in court.


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