PA Man Charged With Woodhull, Tuscarora Vehicle Theft And Counterfeit Money Accusations

November 23, 2020

From The Steuben County Sheriffs Department:

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on November 13, 2020, deputies arrested Jesse W. Colegrove, age 32, of Wilston Lane, Tioga, Pennsylvania, following an investigation of several reported larcenies, burglaries and passing of counterfeit money in the Tuscarora and Woodhull area of Steuben County. It is alleged that Mr. Colegrove, over a month long period, committed several larcenies, stole vehicles, ran from the police on at least three occasions, passed counterfeit money, and was wanted on warrants in both the City of Corning and Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Mr. Colegrove was taken into custody by the City of Elmira Police Department following a week long attempt to apprehend him by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Secret Service and the City of Corning Police Department.

Colegrove was turned over to the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office after apprehension and was charged with the following crimes:
Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fourth Degree- Credit Card
Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Third Degree- Value exceeding $3,000
Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree
Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle-Without Owners Consent
Unlawful Fleeing of a Police Officer
Possession of a Forged instrument in the First Degree
Petit Larceny
Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree- 6 Counts
Violation of Conditional Sentence- Corning City Court Warrant
Warrant of Arrest- Tioga County for Flight to avoid

Additional charges are anticipated in the State Of New York and the State of Pennsylvania for incidents alleged to have been committed by Mr. Colegrove. Mr. Colegrove was arraigned in the Centralized Arraignment Court and remanded to the Steuben County Jail as a fugitive from justice from Pennsylvania.