According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, Monday afternoon, July 24th police were called to a residence on Marvin Street in the Village of Clinton for a burglary in progress. The homeowners, who were not home at the time were alerted by their security system that someone had broken into their residence. When police arrived they found that a door had been damaged. Kirkland Police entered the residence and the suspect exited through a second-floor window, onto a roof on the back side of the house, and then jumped from the roof. 39-year-old Justin Vanderhoof, also of Clinton, was taken into custody by a sheriff’ Deputy and a Kirkland Officer.
After being taken into custody, Vanderhoof complained of leg pain. Clinton Fire Department along with Central Oneida County Ambulance responded to the scene. Vanderhoof was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The Sheriff’s ID unit responded and processed the scene. Sheriffs’ Criminal Investigators charged Vanderhoof with Burglary in the second degree, a class C felony. He was arraigned in a centralized arraignment court and is being held in the Oneida County Jail without bail.
The State Police and Kirkland Police assisted at the scene.