State Police in Lysander say that they arrested Austin S. Hayes, 16, of Baldwinsville and Domonique A. Frazier, 18, of Sextant Drive in Baldwinsville on December 27, 2012 for grand larceny and criminal trespass in connection with a stolen vehicle.
Police say that on December 22, 2012, the owner of a 2000 Ford pickup truck reported his vehicle stolen from the Gypsum Express parking lot, which is located at 2914 Route 31 in the Town of Lysander.
On December 25, 2012, around 2:00 a.m., police say a Village of Baldwinsville resident called 911 to report a suspicious truck parked in his neighbor's driveway. When Village of Baldwinsville Police officers arrived, it was determined that the vehicle was the one stolen from the Gypsum Express parking lot.
During the investigation, it was also determined that the suspects tried to use the truck to steal a snowmobile trailer, which was parked in the driveway of the home where police found the stolen vehicle.
The truck was impounded and towed to Nobles Garage on Syracuse Street in Baldwinsville.
Around 11:00 p.m. on December 25, 2012, an Onondaga County Sheriff's Deputy noticed a suspicious pickup truck driving down State Fair Boulevard. The truck pulled into a business that was closed. After determining that the truck was stolen, the deputy took the two suspects into custody.
Police say an investigation revealed that Hayes stole the truck from the Gypsum Express parking lot, planned on stealing the snowmobile trailer in Baldwinsville, and then stole the truck again, from the Nobles Garage impound lot.
Frazier was arrested for stealing the pickup truck from the Nobles Garage impound lot. Hayes was arrested for attempted grand larceny for trying to steal the snowmobile trailer on December 25.
Hayes and Frazier were charged with grand larceny and criminal trespass for going into the fenced impound lot at Nobles Garage. They were arraigned in the Village of Baldwinsville Court and sent to the Onondaga County Justice Center on $100,000 cash bail. They were scheduled to appear in court on January 2.