Son steals $36,733.15 from family business
State Police Investigators out of Williamson reported the arrest on Tuesday (10/4) of Preston Jones, age 30, residing at 5379 Lake Road in the Town of Avon for Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree.
It is alleged that from October 2015 through August 2016, Jones stole $36,733.15 from his motherís and step-fatherís company, Medco Machines, located on Walworth Ontario Road in the Town of Walworth.
According to police, Jones, an employee of the company, was let go last October. It was discovered through investigation he had stolen checks, made them out to himself and then deposited them into his own bank account until the discrepancies were found out in August of this year.
Jones was arraigned and remanded to jail on $5000 cash/$10,000 bond and following a preliminary hearing in Walworth Court on Thursday, remanded back to jail pending a Wayne County Grand Jury action.