Tammey L. Gibson

NUNDA – A Nunda woman is facing felony charges following an investigation into a burglary and the theft of $15 in loose change, reports the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation began about 2:$5 p.m. Nov. 14 when deputies responded to a residence on Vermont Street in the village of Nunda for a report that someone entered the residence and unlawfully and stole property while inside, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The investigation alleged that Tammey L. Gibson, 59, had forcefully entered the residence on Nov. 14 and while inside stole about $15 worth of loose change, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Gibson was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary, a class C felony; petit larceny and possession of burglar’s tools.

A person is guilty of burglary in the second degree when they knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in a building with intent to commit and crime and while in the building and fleeing from the building is armed with explosives or a deadly weapon, or causes physical injury to any person who is not a participant in the crime, or uses of threatens to use a dangerous instrument, or displays a gun of any kind. The person will also face the charge if the building is a house, apartment or other dwelling where people stay overnight, according to state penal law.

Gibson was turned over to Central Booking deputies at Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. The Livingston County District Attorney’s Office requested bail be set at $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

Gibson was later arraigned at Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Part at Livingston County Jail before Village of Dansville Justice Scott Kenney, who released Gibson on her own recognizance. An order of protection was issued, protecting the victim from Gibson.

The Livingston County Public Defender’s Office represented Gibson at her arraignment. The District Attorney’s Office did not appear at the arraignment.

Assisting on scene with the investigation for the Sheriff’s Office were Deputies Brad Little and Laszlo Babocsi and Sgt. Caleb Cutting. The incident was under the command of Acting Sgt. Michael Donals.

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