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Arrest Made In Connection With Large Theft

February 15th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County Sheriff’s Deputies served an arrest warrant on 39 year old Scottie Nixon yesterday.

Nixon, a former employee of Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, has been charged with several theft related offenses, including the felony of Theft Scheme between $10,000 to $100,000.

Although his name does not appear in a press release on the matter, Nixon is believed to be the man allegedly responsible for the theft of bronze and brass from Steam Engine 1309 and Office Car 204.

Railroad Executive Director John Garner tells WCBC that the alleged theft was uncovered after a tip from a local salvage yard.

Nixon was released by a District Court Commissioner after an initial appearance on the charges.

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