Task Force Arrest Suspects in Burglary Ring

Posted: 3:11 PM, Apr 24, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-25 11:39:50Z

CLARENCE N.Y. -  A joint investigation has led to the arrest of three out-of- state subjects stemming from several residential burglaries throughout the Towns of Clarence and Amherst.

The suspects arrested are Shane A. Edington Sr. 44, Shane A. Edington, Jr. 17, and Christopher A. Compton 25, all of Ohio Charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, Burglary, Possession of Burglar’s Tools, and Criminal Mischief.  Edington, Jr. was also charged with False Personation after providing Troopers with a false name.

In several of the incidents, the homes were forcibly entered and electronics, jewelry, tools, and other items were taken. 

The Erie County District Attorney’s Office is assisting in the case and more charges are pending.  Victims have been working with law enforcement to identify their personal property. 


Shane Edington Sr            Shane Edington Jr              Christopher Compton