Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Cops: Man does $4K damage to parking meters for $30 in coins

— Police say a Pennsylvania man caused $ 4,000 in damage to parking meters he knocked down for the $ 30 in coins inside.

Police say 51-year-old Allen Delgrosso was captured on surveillance video taking the four meters from a Greensburg parking lot Oct. 8.

Authorities say Delgrosso backed his truck into a pole holding the meters. They say that loosened the meters enough that he could remove them and put them in his pickup.

Police say it took a few days to find the truck, but they pulled over Delgrosso once they identified his license plate.

They say he told them he only got $ 30 in change from the meters.

The Jeannette man is charged with theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.

Online court records don’t list an attorney for him.

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A big tip of the hat to our amazing friends at WRAL for sharing this with us.

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