ITHACA, N.Y. — According to Ithaca City Court records, two local men were charged with felonies in the 

Shaquille Gore, 23, of Elmira, was reported to have stolen thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the Ithaca Wal-Mart at 135 Fairground Memorial Parkway.

Gore, who was an employee of Wal-Mart, allegedly stole merchandise over a nine-day period, dating from Dec. 26, 2016 until Jan. 3, 2017. A co-worker of the defendant reported that she returned when the store re-opened for business after Christmas and found shortages in the register.

After looking at video footage and financial records of the register, the co-worker said she recognized Gore who was an overnight associate. Over the course of nine days, Gore reportedly made nine different transactions without rendering payment, adding up to a total of $3,257.46 dollars worth of merchandise.

Gore is charged with third-degree grand larceny.

Sven Schreiner, 36, of Ithaca, reportedly entered the APlus gas station, located at 210 Cayuga St., after having been previously banned from the premises.

The shift leader at APlus, Zandra Nichols, reported that Schreiner had been banned from the gas station on Nov. 20, 2016 after a petit larceny complaint for stealing beer. Reports show Schreiner recognized at the time that he was no longer allowed in the APlus.

Nichols reported on Dec. 18, 2016, that Schreiner showed up at the gas station around 1:52 a.m. and entered the beer cooler. Schreiner allegedly stole a 40 oz. bottle of Olde English, placed it under his coat and left the premises without paying for the beer.

Nichols said she then called the police, who brought Schreiner back to APlus, where he was verbally banned again from the store.

Schreiner has been charged with third-degree burglary.

Alyvia Covert

Alyvia is a Crime Reporter with The Ithaca Voice. She graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Journalism and Photography.