---- — CHAMPLAIN — A West Chazy man was arrested Thursday for allegedly stealing a vacuum pump.
The incident occurred on Feb. 18, Chazy-based State Police said.
It is alleged that Ronald R. Boyd Jr., 22, broke into a building and stole a vacuum pump used in the maple syrup-making process, police said.
The pump, which is valued at $4,000, belongs to a person who makes maple syrup as a hobby, police said.
Boyd was charged with third-degree burglary, a felony.
He was arraigned in Champlain Town Court and sent to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.
Boyd’s next court date was not available Thursday.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg