Crime and Incidents

Cops: Arrested NY Man Admits Role in Nearly 100 Theft Cases

Left: Kenneth M. Lafler. (Auburn Police Department) Right: Google Map screenshot showing the city of Auburn, NY. (Screenshot of Google Maps)
Left: Kenneth M. Lafler. (Auburn Police Department) Right: Google Map screenshot showing the city of Auburn, NY. (Screenshot of Google Maps)

AUBURN, N.Y.—Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a...

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