By Jordan Schrecengost
A 33-year-old Harborcreek man is facing criminal charges for allegedly stealing more than $1,000 from a business in Clymer, New York.
On Dec. 30, Thomas Parker was charged with grand larceny in the fourth degree and computer tampering in the fourth degree after a lengthy investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff’s deputies allege Parker stole over $1,000 from a business in Clymer where he was employed.
The name of the business is Phantom Graphics, according to Sgt. Alex Nutt at the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies also allege that Parker unlawfully accessed and altered the business’ computer records. Nutt said the computer tampering occurred in October of 2020.
The instances of theft occurred at various times over the course of 2020. The cumulative value of the all the instances is what resulted in the charge of grand larceny in the fourth degree, according to Nutt.
Parker was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charges in the Town of Mina Court.