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Some Schoharie residents still fear looting

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After Hurricane Irene, the Schoharie County Sheriff’s Office received reports of scavengers digging through debris and taking things that didn’t belong to them. They arrested people who were allegedly breaking into homes in Middleburgh and stealing things. These incidents aside, there hasn’t been a notable uptick in flood-related crime, according to Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond. The department has implemented round-the-clock foot patrols in the village of Schoharie, where many homes remain empty, to keep ...

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