A former Toll Booth Operator for the New York State Thruway Authority has been arrested.

New York State Police say discrepancies were discovered after an audit of tolls conducted by the Thruway Authority.

It was determined that 32-year-old David Hidalgo of Herkimer allegedly stole over $3,000 in tolls while working in a toll booth from June through November of this year.

Hidalgo is facing several charges, including Grand Larceny, and was remanded to the Oneida County Jail in lieu of bail.

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