Waterbury man charged with stealing wallet in Southington

Published on Wednesday, 9 August 2017 22:18
Written by LISA BACKUS


SOUTHINGTON - A Waterbury man was arrested Monday after he and an accomplice allegedly agreed to return a lost wallet at a grocery store to a friend but then used the credit cards inside, police said.

Scott Tenney, 28, of 303 New Haven Ave., Waterbury, the accomplice made about $500 in fraudulent purchases in April when the incident occurred, police said.

The name of the accomplice was not released.

Tenney was served with an arrest warrant Monday charging him with sixth-degree larceny, four counts of conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny, illegal use of a credit card, two counts of conspiracy to commit illegal use of a credit card and second-degree breach of peace.

He was released on $2,500 non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Bristol Superior Court Aug. 21.

Lisa Backus can be reached at 860-801-5066 or Lbackus@centralctcommunications.com.

Posted in New Britain Herald, Southington Herald, General News on Wednesday, 9 August 2017 22:18. Updated: Wednesday, 9 August 2017 22:20.