NYSP: Canton man arrested for stealing merchandise from Hannaford stores in three counties

WATERTOWN, NY —  Brian D. Laprade, 30, Canton, NY, was charged by state police with first-degree scheme to defraud, a class “E” felony, and petit larceny, a class “A” misdemeanor.

On Saturday, Sept. 7, Laprade was caught by loss prevention leaving the Hannaford Store in Watertown with $313 worth of merchandise without paying, troopers said.

Laprade is also accused of stealing boxes of flea medication from the Hannaford stores in Plattsburgh, and in Saratoga, totaling an amount of $2,359, troopers said.

Mr. Laprade was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the town of Watertown Court on Sept. 19, 2019, at 9 a.m.