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Worker admits stealing 120 cases of cigarettes, chew


Springfield police said a worker at the Eby Brown company admitted to stealing 120 cases of cigarettes and five cases of chewing tobacco since the beginning of this year.

Trevor Bellomy, 36, was arrested Thursday afternoon and charged with one count of felony theft.

According to the police report, the loss prevention officer for Eby Brown handed Springfield police a hand-written statement from Bellomy, stating he committed the crimes.

Bellomy will appear in court next week.


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