Wallingford man charged with stealing scrap metal from Superior Products

 

A Wallingford man was arrested and charged with taking scrap metal from Superior Products this past summer.

On Friday, Oct. 10,

Robert Mangino

Robert Mangino

, 54, of Wallingford, was arrested on a warrant.

According to police, the warrant alleges that Mangino was stealing scrap metal from the property of Superior Products, located at 1457 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike, between June 2014 and July 2014. A police investigation showed that during that time-frame, Mangino entered the property approximately 23 times, stealing scrap metal and selling it at local establishments.

The approximate value for the scrap metal was in excess of $10,000.

Mangino was charged with second degree larceny and 23 counts of second degree criminal trespass. He was held released on a $5,000 surety bond and given an Oct. 20 court date.

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