ROCHESTER, NY – A repeated offender accused of robbing a Pittsford jewellery retailer and brandishing a weapon earlier than fleeing in a stolen automobile has been arrested.
Zeaquan Walker, 20, has been charged with felony first-degree theft and felony third-degree grand larceny.
Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies say he went to the Supply Tremendous Jewelers on Monroe Avenue simply earlier than 2 pm on Jan. 16 and instructed workers that he needed to take a look at some objects. He allegedly took off with the merchandise and bumped into the parking zone. An worker adopted, and Walker allegedly brandished a gun.
He then allegedly fled in a Hyundai Elantra that had been reported stolen. Deputies discovered the automobile in Greece.
In line with the sheriff’s workplace, Walker was arrested by Rochester Police earlier that day following a brief pursuit whereas he was in a distinct stolen automobile. He was launched on an look ticket.
MCSO says Walker is suspected of utilizing stolen autos in different crimes, in addition to jewellery larcenies.
On the time of his arrest on Jan. 20, Walker had seven open felony instances and was out on no bail. They date way back to February 2022 and are throughout Monroe County. He additionally has a pending felony case in Ontario County.
He was organized in Pittsford City Court docket and remanded to the Monroe County Jail on $15,000 money, $30,000 bond, or $45,000 partially-secured bond.
Additional fees are anticipated.