LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - An accused thief who returned to the scene of the crime was caught after being shocked by a stun gun, deputies say.
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office was conducting a follow-up investigation at the Rite Aid on Lincoln Avenue in the Town of Lockport Saturday evening when the alleged thief returned to the store. Deputies ordered the suspect to stop, but say he refused, and a stun gun was used to subdue him.
Jason Benedict was taken into custody and charged with fourth degree grand larceny, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and second degree obstruction of governmental administration.
Deputies say the 31-year-old has stolen items from Rite Aid at least five times, costing the store around $1,500.
Benedict was arraigned and taken to the Niagara County Jail on $1,000 bail.
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