Pair charged after stealing $178,000 from elderly victim

Canandaigua City Police report that on March 1st at approximately 5:30 pm a pair individuals were charged with grand larceny in the second degree.Rachel Ayers, 34, no permanent address, and Randy Pickett, 31, no permanent address, were both arrested after allegedly stealing nearly $178,000 from an elderly male over the course of several years. The theft took place from December of 2011 and continued until January of 2016.Ayers is accused individually of stealing approximately $73,000 from the same victim, some of which was stolen in concert with Pickett. This theft took place from January 2014 to January 2016. Both were arraigned in City Court and remanded to the Ontario County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail, or $50,000 bond.

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