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Fultonville man charged with gem thefts at State Museum

Fultonville man charged with gem thefts at State Museum

A Fultonville man found himself between rocks and a jail cell this weekend after being accused of ta
Fultonville man charged with gem thefts at State Museum
Jonathan Adams, left, and Kirsten Dwyer.

A Fultonville man found himself between rocks and a jail cell this weekend after being accused of taking gemstones from vendors at a show in Albany, state police said.

Jonathan Adams, 31, was spotted by a vendor trying to take items from his booth at the annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale at the State Museum, police said.

State Police Capital troopers were called to the museum and found Adams with several items reported stolen from the show.

His companion, identified as Kirsten Dwyer, 28, of Johnstown was found in possession of prescription medications Methadone and Xanax not prescribed to her, police said.

Adams faces two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, felonies, along with four misdemeanor counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Dwyer faces two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanors.

Adams was arraigned and ordered held on $7,500 bail. Dwyer was released to return to court later.

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