TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man is behind bars, accused of stealing material from a local company and trying to sell it for scrap.
25-year-old Robert Nesbitt, Jr. is being held on charges including felony theft, possession of stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says a deputy stopped Nesbitt's vehicle Tuesday morning near the Kwik Shop at 746 NE Wabash, in the Oakland area. The deputy recognized the car as matching the description of a suspicious vehicle that had recently left Bailey Recycling and Scrap Metal, 4124 NE Seward Ave.
Deputies say the company contacted them when Nesbitt showed up a short time earlier, trying to sell material reported stolen from Schmidtlein Excavating as scrap.
Schmidtlein, 204 NE Rice Rd., had reported a theft and criminal damage to property earlier in the morning.
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