Police: LaGrange Man On The Run After Stealing $9.3K In Unemployment Funds

New York State Police in Dutchess are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down a man wanted for stealing nearly $10,000 in unemployment benefits.

Shaun Sestak.

Shaun Sestak.

Photo Credit: New York State Police

An alert this week was issued by state police regarding 40-year-old Shaun Sestak, who is wanted by the Town of LaGrange Justice Court for charges that include third-degree grand larceny, falsifying business records and filing a false instrument.

According to police, Sestak is wanted for stealing $9,350 in unemployment benefits from the New York State Insurance Fund while he was gainfully employed. Police said he is believed to have last been seen in Georgia.

Police described Sestak as a 5-foot-10 inch man who weighed approximately 220 pounds at the time of his arrest. He has brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information as to his whereabouts have been asked to contact state police by calling (845) 677-7300 or emailing

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