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DATE/TIME: Friday, November 7th, 2003 / 02:45 PM
SUBJECT:Arrest Made Following Getty Mart Robbery 838 McClellan Street

Last night at approximately 8:00 PM, Schenectady Police responded to the 838 McClellan Street Getty Mart after receiving a report of a robbery. Police were told a male entered the store, made a purchase, and demanded money from the clerk as the register was opened to make change. The suspect implied he had a weapon, but none was displayed. Upon review of the surveillance tape provided by the store, responding Officers were able to identify the suspect and later located the suspect in a nearby residence. Arrested and charged was:

Arthur James Wagner, 39, no address reported

Wagner was charged with the following crimes:

One count of First Degree Robbery (B Felony)

One count of Fifth Degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance ( D Felony)

One count of Seventh Degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (Misdemeanor)

Wagner was arraigned this morning in Schenectady City Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $50,000.00 cash bail or $100,000.00 bond.

(Due to technical difficulties with our digital imaging system, no mugshot is available)