Fulton County pair accused of stealing excavator

Matthew Burke and Amber Burke Matthew Burke and Amber Burke | Photo: New York State Police.

August 02, 2018 06:08 PM

A pair is arrested after state police say they stole a $55,000 excavator in Fulton County.

Troopers say Matthew and Amber Burke rented the excavator from H&M Equipment in the town of Perth. However, they allegedly never gave it back.

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Both were arrested and charged with grand larceny. That's when troopers say the excavator was returned, missing some equipment.

Amber Burke was sent to the Fulton County Jail in lieu of bail. Matthew Burke posted bail.


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