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Police arrest Cairo woman for stealing vehicle and guns

Heather L. Billingsley, a 53-year-old resident of Cairo, NY, found herself in legal trouble on January 1, 2024 when she was arrested by State Police. The charges against her include two counts of Grand Larceny in the fourth degree and Petit Larceny.

The events leading up to her arrest occurred on December 31, 2023, when Troopers received a report of a stolen vehicle from a home in Esperance, NY.Upon further investigation, it was revealed that Billingsley was acquainted with the victim and had unlawfully entered their vehicle, making off with it without their consent.

However, this was not the extent of her actions. It was also discovered that Billingsley had taken several firearms and an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim's residence, all without their knowledge or permission.After fleeing the scene in the stolen vehicle, it was later found unoccupied in Colonie, NY at approximately 2:09 p.m.

Unfortunately, despite recovering the stolen car, the authorities were unable to locate the firearms and cash that Billingsley had taken.

Following her escape, Billingsley was eventually apprehended in Troy, NY and was subsequently transported to the SP Cobleskill for processing.

From there, she was conveyed to the Schoharie County Correctional facility where she is currently being held until her arraignment.

For any additional information regarding this case, interested parties are encouraged to contact Trooper Stephanie O'Neil, the Public Information Officer for Troop G. Trooper O'Neil will provide further details and answer any inquiries that may arise.


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