Habitat for Humanity's stolen property recovered in Riley County

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February 26, 2020 - 5:18 am
Habitat for Humanity's stolen property recovered in Riley County
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An Ogden, Kan. man was arrested in connection to the theft of power tools and other construction items from Habitat for Humanity.  23-year-old Nicholas Lambert is confined in the Riley County Jail on offenses of making false information, burglary, two counts of theft, and criminal damage to property.

On February 20th, a trailer belonging to Habitat for Humanity in Ogden was forcibly entered, and various power tools were taken for a loss of approximately 7 thousand dollars. On February 24th, two of the stolen tools were recovered from Wildcat Pawn and Jewelry in Manhattan. 

Officers and detectives conducted a follow-up investigation with assistance from Wildcat Pawn and Jewelry to determine who pawned the items. Nearly all of the 75 tools and other items stolen were recovered and returned to the organization.  Lambert is being held on an 8-thousand dollar bond. 

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