Altamont Man and Berne Woman Face Auto Theft and Other Charges

An Altamont man and a Berne woman have been arrested for auto stripping.

State Police say that Joseph Cranker and Julia Duma stole a catalytic converter from a 1998 Honda SUV.

Troopers say they also damaged a catalytic converter from a 2002 Dodge Van owned by another person.

Both Cranker and Duma face several charges including felony auto stripping and Criminal Mischief.

Troopers believe that Cranker and Duma have been involved in similar auto stripping incidents in the area.

Cranker and Duma have both been sent to the Schenectady County Jail.

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