TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

East Huntingdon man charged with theft of $1,300 from W.Va. woman

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

An East Huntingdon man is facing charges for allegedly taking a $1,300 payment for a rental property and failing to follow through with an agreement to move a woman into the township property from West Virginia.

John E. Aguilar, 68, of 202 Lucas Pipeline Road, is charged with theft, receiving stolen property and misapplication of entrusted property, according to a criminal complaint filed by state police.

He allegedly agreed in July to rent a house at 262 Lucas Pipeline Road to a 41-year-old West Virginia woman. She sent Aguilar a money order for $1,300 to secure the property with the stipulation that he would help her move to Pennsylvania.

Police said Aguilar deposited the money order into his checking account, but failed to assist in the move. He has refused to reimburse the victim, police said.

A summons has been issued. A June 5 preliminary hearing before District Judge Charles Moore is scheduled.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. Norwin band director is finding lots of success in return to his alma mater
  2. Project to tear down former Jeannette District Memorial Hospital on schedule, Excela says
  3. Jeannette company’s miniature steam engines coveted for decades
  4. Westmoreland County furloughs weights and measurements director
  5. Police gather in Ligonier for Perryopolis officer’s funeral
  6. United Way surplus funds benefit 9 nonprofits in Westmoreland County
  7. Penn Township man who shot friend gets probation
  8. Youngwood fire department reaches out to homeless family
  9. Hempfield leaders kill zoning request for townhomes
  10. Demolition project at Oliver’s Pourhouse in Greensburg moves ahead
  11. Plenty of ‘pain’ to share, as Westmoreland County budget OK’d with $8M in cuts
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.