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Pittsburgh man gets probation for stealing from courts

| Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

Pittsburgh man gets probation for stealing from courts

A man hired to clean the federal courthouse in Pittsburgh will spend three years on probation and repay more than $900 taken from a judge's office and others in the building.

Twenty-four-year-old Guy Cizauskas, of Pittsburgh, also stole from the U.S. Marshals Service, the district court clerk's and administrative offices, and the executive office of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Authorities say they found $250 missing from last September until April, but that Cizauskas told them about more thefts once he was in custody. They included $400 from the marshals' Christmas party fund and $10 from a judge's petty cash.

Cizauskas lost his job for the cleaning contractor and is in treatment for the heroin addiction he stole to support.

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