Two Charged in Tioga Tractor Parts Theft Investigation
Two men were sent to Tioga County Jail after they were arrested in connection with the theft of tractor parts from an auction house.
Authorities say 34-year-old Theodore Cooper of Nichols and 35-year-old Jack Cooper of Latham were charged with fourth-degree grand larceny.
According to the Tioga County Sheriff's Office, the men were arrested at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Investigators say Theodore Cooper is suspected of stealing more than $1,000 in parts from Goodrich Auctions on Route 38 in the Town of Newark Valley.
The men were taken into custody after a vehicle stop on Zimmer Road, a short distance from the auction business.
The suspects were arraigned in Newark Valley town court. Theodore Cooper was ordered held on $2,500 bail. Jack Cooper was sent to jail on $10,000 bail.
Both men were ordered to appear in court on March 14.
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