A Wallingford man was arrested and charged with taking scrap metal from Superior Products this past summer.
On Friday, Oct. 10,
, 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.