KIANTONE – Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies have arrested a Pennsylvania man for allegedly stealing two vehicles in Chautauqua County – one from a residence in Kiantone and the other from a residence in Clymer.
According to Sheriff deputies, 48 year-old Daniel Craker, Cornish Hill Rd. Bear Lake, Pa., is accused of entering a residence on Frissell Rd. in the town of Kiantone early Saturday morning, finding a set of keys inside the home, and then taking a vehicle from out of the garage – all of which happened while the homeowners were sleeping.
Later in the morning he was spotted by police on North Main St. in Jamestown and taken into custody without incident. A further investigation found that Craker also allegedly stole a pickup truck from a residence on Weeks Rd. in the Town of Clymer.
Police accuse Craker of driving the truck until it ran out of fuel in Kiantone, where he then abandoned the truck and walked until he found the unlocked residence on Frissell Rd.
Craker was charged with two counts of burglar, two counts of grand larceny, Unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle and Criminal possession of stolen property 3rd degree. He was arraigned in the Town of Kiantone Court and sent to the county jail without bail.