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Westmoreland man charged in ATV theft

Renatta Signorini
| Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
Charles William McCurdy Jr.
Charles William McCurdy Jr.

A St. Clair Township man was jailed Thursday on $100,000 bail after police charged him in connection with a stolen all-terrain vehicle.

Police said in arrest papers that Charles William McCurdy Jr., 34, took the Suzuki ATV on Wednesday from the yard of a Fairfield Township home and threw the red plastic body parts into the Conemaugh River.

McCurdy then allegedly took the ATV to his garage where police found it after a tip from a confidential informant, according to the criminal complaint.McCurdy is charged with receiving stolen property. A Sept. 26 preliminary hearing is set.Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-837-5374, rsignorini@tribweb.com or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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