An Owego man is facing felony charges for stealing from the convenience store he worked at and covering it up by changing the store’s financials.According to New York State Police, an investigation resulted in 20-year-old Justin Whalen-Smith being arrested after they found he was stealing cash and merchandise from the store on State Route 17 in the town of Owego then falsifying store records to cover up the thefts. Whalen-Smith is due back in court on Thursday.

Justin L. Whalen-Smith (Credit: NYS Police)