Man charged in home invasion

Published Feb 12, 2018 at 4:00pm

VILLAGE OF HERKIMER — A Herkimer County man is accused of forcing his way into a residence and stealing cash from a person inside, local law enforcement officials have announced.

Police said Brian Carney, 30, of Frankfort, forced his way into a residence on West Smith Street at 11 p.m. Jan. 28 and snatched the money away from another person.

Following an investigation, Carney was located and taken into custody, the law enforcers said.

Carney is charged with one count each of third-degree robbery, second-degree burglary and petty larceny, authorities said. He was arraigned in court and was sent to county jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $40,000 bond.

Carney is scheduled to reappear in court. Authorities said no one was injured.