Perry Charged with ATM Theft

Updated 6 years ago

A man accused of stealing an ATM in Augusta is now charged with the crime.Benjamin Perry, 31, of Chelsea is charged with burglary, aggravated criminal mischief and theft by unauthorized taking.Augusta police say he stole an ATM from the Food Trend Convenience store on Eastern Ave. last Monday.Kennebec county sheriff deputies found him a day later, asleep in a van on Windsor Rd. in Chelsea.Along with part of the ATM, deputies say they also discovered cash, a money box, and burglar tools in Perry’s van.Perry is scheduled to appear in court on the charges next month.


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