Auto parts store manager faces theft charges, police say | New


WINDBER, Pa. — A Windber man who was a NAPA Auto Parts store manager is facing felony charges, accused of making more than $2,000 in unauthorized purchases using the company’s credit card. business, authorities said.

Borough police charged Clayton Andrew Rogers, 26, of the 400 block of Seventh Street, with access device fraud, theft by deception, theft by unlawful taking or disposal and receiving stolen property.

According to a conforming affidavit, Rogers was a manager at NAPA Auto Parts in Windber when he allegedly used a store credit card to make $2,135.72 in personal purchases from January to May.

The items included purchases from Applebee, a monthly subscription to DoorDash, a Shark vacuum cleaner, DoorDash delivery from Italian Oven, an air fryer, a laptop and various tools, which were found at Rogers’ home and in his vehicle. , according to the affidavit.

Rogers reportedly admitted to making the purchases.

Charges were filed after police met with members of the store’s loss prevention.

Rogers was arraigned by Appeal District Judge Sandra Stevanus of New Centerville and released on an unsecured bond of $5,000.

Patrick Buchnowski is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. He can be reached at 814-532-5061. Follow him on Twitter @PatBuchnowskiTD.


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