A Lansford man admitted stealing a $300 computer tablet from a local restaurant, then sold it for $15 to buy food and cigarettes, police say.
Kyle Nalesnik, 27, was charged by borough police with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property. But the charges, filed on May 30, were withdrawn on July 2 after the tablet was returned.
According to an affidavit of probable cause filed by officer Jason Helmer, here's what happened:
At 10:41 p.m. May 1, Helmer was called to Our Place restaurant on Centre Street to investigate a theft.