UPDATE: State Police arrest suspect involved in Sylvan Beach restaurant burglary

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UPDATE: On Tuesday, State Police arrested Russel L. King, 40, from Sylvan Beach for burglary in the third degree after a month-long investigation.  King was taken into custody and interviewed about the July 1 burglary at Eddie’s Restaurant, and King admitted that he broke into the business around 1:20 am and stole a bank bag containing several hundred dollars.  King was a former employee.

King was processed and taken to the Oneida County Centralized Arraignment Court.  He was released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in the Village of Sylvan Beach court at a later date. 

SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — State Police in Sylvan Beach are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect from a burglary that occurred at Eddie’s Restaurant at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 1.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his mid 30s to 40s approximately 6 feet tall, 160-180 lbs with light colored eyes.

Additional video footage shows the suspect wearing a camo-colored bucket hat with a black flap, a maroon-colored t-shirt, blue/black plaid long sleeve shirt, khaki or light colored pants, work boots, and yellow/black work gloves.

Anyone with information or personal security footage in the area of Main Street and Park Ave in the Village of Sylvan Beach is asked to contact SP Oneida at (315) 366-6000.

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