Whitehall man arrested for theft

A Whitehallresident was one of two men arrested in connection with the theft of several thousand dollars worth of timber.

Thomas E. Harris, 46, ofWhitehallwas charged with misdemeanor conspiracy and Keith H. Harris, 27, of Queensbury was charged with third-degree larceny, a felony, after an investigation by New York State Police.

According to court documents, the two are accused of taking timber from a property where there company, Harris Logging, did not have permission to take timber.

It’s believed the theft occurred in August, but wasn’t noticed until last month when the landowner drove by the property and noticed that a large amount of timber had been harvested from the land.

Both men were released pending a future hearing inFort Ann Town Court.

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