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Wales man arrested for suspected links to numerous larcenies

A 26-year-old Wales man is in custody at the Erie County Holding Center tonight following his arrest after a late morning search through woods ain the towns of Holland and Wales during which Erie County Sheriff’s K-9 units and the department’s Air One helicopter were called into use.

Jordan Y. Corp was captured in the Hunter’s Heights area of Holland about 9 a.m. by Detective Greg McCarthy, Captain Greg Savage and Sgt. Joe Beldon, according to Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard.

Deputies responded to the complaint of a Town of Wales man about someone breaking into a shed in his backyard. The suspect, later identified as Corp, fled into the woods as deputies drove up and he was chased for sometime until his capture. When arrested Corp had a number of stolen credit cards and other stolen property, the sheriff said.

The sheriff said Corp is jailed on multiple counts of burglary and grand larceny and is the prime suspect in a number of car larcenies in Wales and Holland. The sheriff said Corps’ capture was also due to the footwork of Detective Chris Parisi, Detective John Graham and Deputies David Barbaritiz, David Makowski, Tom Meredith, Dan Zlotek, Mike Hoock and Jim Flowers.`