Intern accused of stealing State Assembly attorney’s cell phone


ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) – An intern working for a State Assemblyman in Albany was arrested Thursday on charges she stole a belonging to an attorney employed by the State Assembly.

Shanika Forbes, 22, of Albany is charged with petit larceny and fifth degree criminal possession of stolen property. Forbes works part-time as an intern for a member of the State Assembly.

She is accused of stealing a cell phone belonging to an attorney that works for the State Assembly. She was issued appearance tickets and is due back in court on Friday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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