On April 1, 2020, State Police responded to Ollie’s Bargain Outlet located on Frontage Road in the town of Cicero regarding two females who allegedly coughed in the face of two employees and stated that they had the Coronavirus.
The investigation has revealed two females were asked to leave the store. Before exiting the store, both females allegedly coughed on the employees and stated that they had the “Coronavirus”. After leaving the store, one female entered her vehicle and retrieved pepper spray. She approached two employees who came out to the sidewalk to get a plate number on the suspect vehicle and sprayed both employees with pepper spray. The employees sustained no injuries. The females then fled the scene in a vehicle and were stopped shortly afterward by a North Syracuse Police Officer, who turned them over to State Police.
Lenaysia A. Myles, age 28 from Syracuse, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree (D felony), Harassment 1st degree (B misdemeanor), Menacing 3rd degree (B misdemeanor), and Unlawful Possession of Noxious Material (B misdemeanor). Myles was arraigned via Skype and was remanded to the Onondaga County Justice Center on $5,000 cash bail/ $10,000 Bond.
Imani R. Huggins, age 23 from Cicero, NY was charged with Harassment 1st degree (B misdemeanor) and released on an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Cicero Town Court on June 16, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
State Police were assisted at the scene by North Syracuse Police Department.