EASTON, Md.- Authorities say an Easton man is facing theft and related charges following accusations that he wrote several bad checks and stole a guitar.
Easton police said officers on Wednesday responded to an alleged dispute at 402 Maryland Ave. Upon arrival, officers said that they learned the complainant, 29-year-old Sean Thomas Pietras, of Cambridge, was wanted on two separate warrants.
The first warrant was issued by the Talbot County District Court, which alleged that last summer Pietras passed three checks a man for the purchase of two Les Paul guitars.
The checks were returned due to insufficient funds, in this case Pietras was charged with three counts of uttering a bad check under $1,000, theft under $10,000. issuing a false document, and plotting to pass a bad check with insufficient funds.
Police said that according to a second warrant that was also issued out of Talbot County courts, between February 2013 and December 2014 Pietras stole a Guild guitar worth $600. In this case Pietras was charged with theft under $1,000.
Pietras was released on his own recognizance in both cases.