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Man Sentenced for Stealing Tools Owner Saw Being Sold Online

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - A man who tried to sell tools he stole on Facebook and was caught by the tools' owner has been sentenced to 5 years in prison

Thirty-year-old Christopher Cody Kruger was also ordered to pay more than $850 in restitution at sentencing Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court.

According to the Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, prosecutors say Kruger stole nearly $22,000 worth of tools during a burglary of Mowen Automotive in November.

Days after the burglary, Earl Anthony Mowen told police he found one of his tools being sold on a Facebook yard-sale site.

A meeting was set up, prosecutors say, and Kruger was arrested when he showed up with the stolen tool. Most of the stolen tools were recovered.

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