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      Volunteer firefighter accused of stealing $10,000 from fire department while he kept the books

      Volunteer firefighter accused of stealing money from department where he kept the books

      A Chenango County fireman is accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the department where he volunteered and served as treasurer.

      On Wednesday, State Police arrested 25-year-old Andrew Cushman, of Plymouth. Cushman was a member of the Plymouth Volunteer Fire Department, and kept the books. He is charged with grand larceny, accused of stealing $10,000 from the department's bank accounts.

      Cushman was arraigned and released without bail required.

      The fire department is on Route 23, just north of Norwich.