A Canonsburg man was remanded to the Washington County Jail Friday after being picked up by borough police on a warrant out of Chartiers Township.
Zachary Puklus had been charged by Chartiers Township police with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property for activity that took place in September and October.
According to a criminal complaint, Puklus is accused of removing 31 pairs of gold earrings, four gold rings, one gold bracelet, three charms and one antique silver utensil set belonging to Saralyn Dague of Chartiers Township. The items were valued at $3,930.
He then reportedly sold the jewelry at Gold Buyers in the Washington Crown Center in Washington, The Silver Mine in Washington, St. Clair Jewelers in McMurray, and John’s Trading Post in Canonsburg, according to court records.
During the investigation, police obtained receipts for the transactions with Puklus’ signature and license information, court records indicate
Puklus was arraigned Friday before district Judge David Mark, who remanded him to the Washington County Jail on $25,000 bond.
He is scheduled to appear before Mark at 11:15 a.m. Feb 6 for a preliminary hearing.