Police say on Tuesday at approximately 11:15am, Horseheads Police responded to the area of Pleasant Street in the Village of Horseheads for a report of a larceny in progress. Responding units observed a male and female hiding behind a residence.
After a short foot pursuit officers apprehended 27-year-old Ciera L. Bennett and 31-year-old Joseph A. Waters. Bennett and Waters were both charged with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class (D) Felony. Additional charges are pending.
The suspects were sent to Chemung County Jail in lieu of 5,000.00 bail. The Horseheads Police Department was assisted by units from the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office, Elmira Heights Police Department, New York State Police and the Elmira Police Department.