On February 1, 2024, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation out of SP Lockport arrested Milton J. Jeffries, 57 of Lockport, NY for Burglary 3rd degree, Grand Larceny 4th degree, Obstruction and Trespassing.

On January 25, 2024, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation received a complaint from Home Depot in the town of Lockport for a larceny complaint. Investigation determined from October 2023 to January 2024, Jeffries would enter Home Depot and purchased items on his Home Depot credit card, then left the store with the items. Jeffries would then return on a later date empty handed and take items off the shelf, then return items at the return counter for credit on his credit card. Jeffries returned items on 22 occasions fraudulently for a total of $1940.73.  Jeffries denied who he was, claiming Jeffries was his brother until Investigators placed him under arrest.

Jeffries arrested and processed at SP Lockport and transported to Niagara County Jail for centralized arraignment.

  • Editors Note: Headline revised at 8:08 a.m. on Feb. 3, 2024 to correct an error. The prior headline had published the wrong retail outlet name.

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