Man caught stealing from vehicles

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – Car owners along Monroe Avenue will be glad to know police caught a thief going through their vehicles.

A Cornwall teenager was arrested yesterday (Feb. 9) and charged with theft and possession of a controlled substance.

Police said a number of items were removed from vehicles parked on the street early Tuesday morning and when officers caught the suspect in the area, they also found a bunch of pills on him.

The 19-year-old was released with a promise to appear in court March 15, 2016.