Mechanicsburg man arrested for theft, fraud

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Cumberland County man was arrested after police said he stole about $10,000 in gold and silver items from an Upper Allen Township home.

Stephen L. Sabotchick, 54, no fixed address, also stole the identity of one of the victims and used their debit card to make unauthorized purchases at various businesses, township police said.

Sabotchick is charged with theft by unlawful taking, identity theft, and access device fraud.

He was sent to Cumberland County Prison after he failed to post $5,000 cash bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 14.

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