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Sebec Man Sentenced for Stealing from Blind Man 

Catherine Pegram

A man from Sebec who admitted to stealing money from a blind man is going to jail for 15 days. 77-year-old Herbert Swartz stole more than $11,000 dollars from an 82-year-old man who lives in New York State and summers in Sebec Village.That man relied on Swartz to help him with banking and grocery errands.Besides jail time, Swartz was also ordered to pay back the money.He’ll start serving his sentence in mid-February.Charges against a co-defendant, 59-year-old Elizabeth Cutler of Sebec, were dropped last month after she paid $3,000 toward restitution.