Ithaca, N.Y. — Trumansburg police have accused a couple of stealing a grandfather’s truck and selling it to a scrapyard.

Nicole Marranca. (Courtesy Trumansburg Police Department)
Erik Motquin. (Courtesy Trumansburg Police Department)

Police say Nicole Marranca, 24, took her grandfather’s truck with her boyfriend, Erik Motquin, 32, and brought it to a scrapyard, where the truck was crushed.

Marranca and Motquin were charged with Grand Larceny, a fourth degree Class E felony.

Both Marranca and Motquin were sent to the Tompkins County Jail in lieu of a $5,000 cash or $10,000 property bond, according to a press release.

Felony hearings are set for Wednesday.

Kyle Friend

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