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York man arrested for scrap metal theft, burglary

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Javier Soto-Soto (submitted) Javier Soto-Soto (submitted)
EMIGSVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

A York man was arrested on burglary and theft charges after police said they caught him loading scrap metal from a Manchester Township business into the back of his pickup truck.

Javier Soto-Soto, 49, had entered a secure trailer in the 200 block of Emig Road early Monday and removed the scrap metal and an electric pump, according to Northern York County Regional police.

Officers had responded to a report of a theft in progress and found Soto-Soto loading the pickup in the rear lot of the business, police said.

The total value of the pump and scrap metal is estimated at $800.

In addition to burglary and theft, Soto-Soto was charged with criminal trespass, receiving stolen property, and possessing instruments of crime.

 

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