Alleged Purse Snatchers Arrested

By WBNG News

July 22, 2010 Updated Oct 25, 2007 at 9:19 PM EST

Some alleged purse snatchers are arrested in Oneonta.

New York State Police say 24-year old Jerry Odell, and 26-year old Melissa Muessig are charged with grand larceny.

Police say they stole purse's left unattended by elderly women in their shopping carts.

The thefts allegedly took place in some supermarkets in the Town of Oneonta.

49-year old Thomas Muessig was also arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property.

All three were arraigned and remanded to Otsego County jail in lieu of 75-hundred dollars bail.

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