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SHENANDOAH - Three people are facing charges for swiping a pair of gambling machines from a gas station in downtown Shenandoah a few weeks ago, though two remain at large.
According to borough police, Ronald D. Neuman, 50, of Mahanoy City, David Ortlip, 48, of Pottstown, Montgomery County, and Jesse Lewiski, 38, of Stowe, Montgomery County, are facing charges for the theft on Sept. 21.
The trio, police said, identified themselves as PA Liquor Control Board officers, providing false documentation to clerks claiming it was a court order. The trio then took the machines to a U-Haul and took off.
The machines are valued at $3,000 apiece, not counting the roughly $1,000 they contained.
Neuman was taken into police custody on Wednesday, and arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Anthony Kilker. He was committed to Schuylkill County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.
The pair from Montgomery County remains at large.
All three are facing theft, receiving stolen property, forgery, and impersonation charges.
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