EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. ó A man working for East St. Louisí housing authority is accused of stealing appliances from the agency.
The Belleville News-Democrat reports that prosecutors in St. Clair County have charged 50-year-old Robert Blanchard of Washington Park with felony theft.
Blanchard is accused of stealing stoves and refrigerators while working for the housing authority for about the past year.
Blanchardís status with the agency isnít immediately clear.
He wasnít available for comment Thursday. Blanchard doesnít have a listed home telephone number, and online court records donít show whether he has an attorney.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.