West Seneca volunteer firefighter accused of stealing merchandise from home improvement stores

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A West Seneca volunteer firefighter is accused of stealing products from household improvement merchants through Western New York.

The Erie County District Attorney’s Office declared that 26-yr-aged Dylan Biddeman of West Seneca was arraigned Friday in West Seneca City Courtroom on 1 count of 3rd-degree grand larceny.

The district attorney’s place of work mentioned Biddeman and 33-calendar year-previous Ryan J. Miller allegedly stole goods from property advancement outlets throughout Western New York involving October 1, 2021 and April 8, 2022.

Biddeman, a volunteer firefighter with Vigilant Fire Business in West Seneca, is scheduled to return on May 27 and was launched on his possess recognizance as the charge is a non-qualifying offense for bail. He faces a greatest of 7 a long time in jail.

Miller, a patrol officer with the West Seneca Police Section, was off-responsibility at the time of the alleged incidents. He was arraigned on April 27 on a person rely of 3rd-diploma grand larceny and just one rely of 3rd-diploma legal possession of stolen home.

In accordance to the district attorney’s business, a search warrant was executed at Miller’s home on Ehinger Generate where by some stolen items was allegedly recovered. He is also scheduled to return on May well 27 and faces a highest of 7 years in jail.

The West Seneca Police Division introduced a statement on its Fb site which stated in component that Miller has been suspended without the need of shell out as the investigation carries on.