BUSTI - A Jamestown man is in custody following an investigation into a burglary that occurred earlier this month.
Daniel L. Schroder Jr., 33, of 508 E. Fifth St., Jamestown, was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny Wednesday following an investigation regarding the crime.
According to Sgt. Investigator Paul Gustafson of the Lakewood-Busti Police Department, the homeowner had returned home to find that he had been the victim of a burglary. The investigation was started and several individuals were interviewed, ultimately leading investigators to Schroder. Schroder allegedly removed a metal cash box from the home during the burglary. It is also alleged that he damaged a door during his attempt to gain entry to the home.
Daniel L. Schroder Jr.
Schroder was arraigned in the Town of Busti Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on $40,000 bail. The investigation into the incident is ongoing and additional persons of interest have been spoken with who could potentially be involved in this crime.
Second-degree burglary is a class C felony in New York, carrying a maximum penalty of up to 15 years in prison depending on a subject's criminal history and the circumstances of the crime.