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Man accused of taking power tools from store

Staff reports • Feb 13, 2013 at 8:52 PM

A Johnson City man was arrested Wednesday following an investigation into the theft of two power tools at a local business, according to a police news release.

According to the release, Matthew Kristopher Young, 35, 2560 Plymouth Road, Apt. 500, was charged with one count of theft of property over $500 after he allegedly stole two power tools from Lowe’s Home Improvement, 180 Marketplace Blvd.

The power tools had a combined value of $539.

Young was taken to Washington County Detention Center and was being held on $5,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Sessions Court today at 1:30 p.m.