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Two arrested for allegedly stealing trash compacter from Cranberry dumpster

Submitted Mon, 09/09/2013 - 9:40am by Andy Alm

CRANBERRY TWP. – Two Venango County residents were arrested Saturday for theft.  John and Aaron Schwartz are accused of stealing an aluminum trash compactor from inside a dumpster at a Seneca McDonald’s and then trying to sell it for scrap at Virgil’s Scrap Yard in Oil City.  The machine is worth about 35-hundred bucks.  Criminal complaints were filed in Judge Douglas Dinberg’s office charging each with a felony theft charge.