South Dayton Man Charged In Identity Theft Case

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SOUTH DAYTON – A South Dayton man faces several charges following an investigation into identity theft, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office. 

Deputies say Joseph Gierszewski, 26, was arrested at his 37 Main St. residence Tuesday afternoon. Gierszewski allegedly used the credit/debit card information of another person without their permission to make online purchases worth $1,300 on or around Feb. 16.

Deputies allege Gierszewski possessed around 3.8 grams of methamphetamine during his arrest. He is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree identity theft and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Gierszewski was taken to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff office where he was processed and issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Village of South Dayton court on March 19 at 7:30pm.


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