NUNDA —A Nunda man is behind bars after allegedly stealing $4,500 and a ring valued at $1,200 from a female resident.


David Main, 43, was arrested on March 20 and charged with third-degree Grand Larceny, two counts of fourth-degree Grand Larceny, and Making Punishable False Written Statement.


Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty said,Sheriff Deputies took a complaint from a Nunda resident who had contacted the Sheriff’s Office due to items missing from her house. The resident reported that she was missing cash and a ring from her residence, as well as her debit card being stolen and later used to withdraw cash.
The investigation led to the arrest of Main. It is alleged that Main befriended the female and over the course of several months, took money totaling over $4,500 and also stole a ring valued at over $1,200 and pawned it."

Main was turned over to Central Booking Deputies at the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. The District Attorney's Office was contacted in regards to bail and provided a bail recommendation of $5,000 cash or $10,000.
Main was later arraigned in the Town of West Sparta Court before Judge Moffat.


The Judge did remand Main to the custody of the Sheriff on $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.
Handling the investigation were Sheriff’s Investigator Dan Rittenhouse of the Criminal Investigations Division and Deputy Brent Gibbs of the Road Patrol Division.