MAYFIELD, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On February 25, a 35-year-old man was arrested by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office after illegally entering a home in the Town of Mayfield.
James Novack of Amsterdam was arrested after an investigation of an incident occurring on February 24. Police believe Novack forced his way into a home while using an fake “BB” gun to intimidate the homeowner. They add that Novack then stole the residence’s dog and left.
Novack was charged with:
- Menacing in the Second Degree (class A misdemeanor)
- Petit larceny (class A misdemeanor)
- Robbery in the Second Degree (class C Felony)
- Burglary in the Second Degree (class C Felony)
Novack was arraigned in the Town of Perth court and was released on his own recognizance. He is to appear in the Town of Mayfield court at a later date and time.