Batavia teen accused of stealing truck and cans of gas
Edward Jordan White, 17, is charged with criminal possession of stolen property, 3rd, and burglary, 3rd, after he allegedly stole a Ford pickup truck and then some gas cans from a garage on Monday. He lives on East Main Street in Batavia.
It is alleged that he took the truck from Ellsworth Avenue in the city and then drove to West Main Street Road in the Town of Batavia where he allegedly entered an unattached residential garage and stole three gas containers in order to fuel the truck.
He was apprehended by law enforcement officers after he abandoned the truck and fled on foot. He was arraigned in Town of Batavia Court and then booked into county jail. He is to appear in town court at a later date.
The incident was investigated by Sheriff's deputies Ferrando and Nati.