State Police K-9 locates suspect in Veteran home

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VETERAN, N.Y. (WETM) – New York State Police located a man in a Town of Veteran home who was wanted for burglary in Cortland with the help of a K-9.

State Police located James Perone, 23, on Monday, Sept. 9 at his girlfriend’s residence, but say he refused to come out. K-9 “Theo” was released into the home and located Perone hiding in a closet.

Perone was arrested for obstruction of justice and is scheduled to appear in Veteran Town court at a later date.

Perone was turned over to the Cortland City Police on the active warrants.

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