PITTSBURGH Four New York
men have been convicted of stealing processed scrap that was en
route to a steel mill.
Richard E. Riedman, 39, of
Webster; Anthony J. Russell, 39, of Rochester; Timothy M.
Stone, 32, of Chili; and Anthony Toscano, 47, of Rochester,
were convicted of conspiracy to steal an interstate shipment
and theft of an interstate shipment, according to the U.S.
Each man faces 10 years in
prison and a $250,000 fine when sentenced in January, according
to the U.S. Attorneys Office in New York.
In 2009, the group used a
logging truck to remove more than 16 gross tons of baled scrap
from a CSX Transportation rail facility in Batavia, N.Y. The
material was headed to a Pennsylvania steel mill. The Genesee
County Sheriffs Office arrested the men as they attempted
to exit the yard.
None of the men could be reached