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Colonie volunteer firefighter faces charges in theft of turnout gear

James Turley
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A volunteer firefighter has been arrested, accused of taking equipment from his department and selling it to a pawn shop, police said.

James E. Turley Jr., 39, was arrested Monday by Colonie Police and charged with one count of third-degree grand larceny, a felony.

Turley had been a member of the Shaker Road-Loudonville Fire Department for two or three years, the department’s chief said.

Turley is accused of taking the items from the department ...

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