NYSP looking for suspects after steel benches were stolen from Village of Mexico

MEXICO, NY —  On Tuesday, September 29,2020, State Police responded to the village of Mexico DPW storage barn located at 52 Watson Avenue for a reported larceny of (4) steel park benches.

The benches were stolen sometime in early September of 2020.

Each bench is approximately 5 feet long, black in color, and weigh approximately 170 pounds. The benches also have an individual plaque on each of them and have an estimated value of $867 each.

The following plaques are on each bench:

  • In Memory of Helen and Richard Whitney, Gary and Scott Whitney.

  • In Honor and Memory of Florence Carlton-‘P” Eddie Hotchkiss Our Parents and Brother.

  • In Memory of Don Boyer.

  • In memory of Joe Tagliareni, Donated by Daughter Clara and Family.

If anyone has information regarding the stolen benches, they are asked to contact State Police at (315) 366-6000.