A Lowe's employee was arrested Monday, July 15*, and charged with stealing from the home improvement store in Oneonta.

Edward Fernly, 57, of Oneonta was charged with five counts of misdemeanor petit larceny, according to a media release from State Police.

Police say he took items from the store on five occasions, with a total value of $929. He was released on appearance tickets to the Oneonta Town Court.

*changed at 7:32 p.m. July 18 to correct the date.

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