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Clerk charged with stealing thousands of dollars in lottery tickets

GASPORT – A Brockport woman was charged Monday with stealing $2,300 worth of lottery tickets over the past year from a convenience store in Gasport.

Wendy M. Ophardt, 55, was charged by New York state police with grand larceny and falsifying businesss records, both felonies.

Police said she stole the tickets over an approximately one year period, from a Crosby’s gas station/convenience store, by manipulating the computer inventory records to avoid detection.

She was issued an appearance ticket to return to the Town of Royalton Court on Sept. 10.