Police charge two men with receiving more than $4,000 worth of stolen tools in Littleton
This story has been updated.
LITTLETON, Maine — Two men were charged with receiving stolen property after more than $4,000 worth of tools were taken from a utility trailer in Littleton.
Gary Shaw, 42, of Houlton and Kyle Stevens, 34, of Ludlow were charged in connection with the theft following an investigation by Maine State Police. The theft of the tools took place on the morning of Nov. 2, and the two men were issued summonses for receiving the stolen property on Dec. 1, nearly a month later.
State police recovered the majority of the tools that had been stolen from the Littleton trailer.
Shaw was charged with a Class C crime, meaning the stolen goods were worth between $1,000 and $10,000, while Stevens was charged with a Class D crime, meaning the stolen items he received were worth between $500 and $1,000.
The two men are set to appear in court on Jan. 7, 2021.
Correction: An earlier version of this story contained errors. Kyle Stevens and Gary Shaw were not arrested. Both men received summonses to appear in court on charges of receiving stolen property.