Man charged with allegedly stealing over $1,000

BY DI STAFF | JUNE 04, 2012 6:30 AM

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A man has been charged with allegedly stealing more than $1,100 in cash while drinking from an open container of alcohol in MacLean Hall.

Jamie Smith, 31, address unknown, was charged June 2 with second-degree theft.

According to a University of Iowa police complaint, Smith was seen by police officials in MacLean Hall with an open container of beer.

Police searched Smith and allegedly found $1,127.20 in cash in his possession, a CVS card, and a Southeasten Pennsylvania transportation coin. All possessions found were reported stolen hours earlier, the complaint said.

Second-degree theft is considered a Class-D felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $7,500 fine.

— by Amy Skarnulis

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