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North Carolina man arrested in Fort Kent wallet theft

FORT KENT, Maine — A North Carolina man with an outstanding warrant in that state was arrested in the theft of a wallet in Fort Kent on Monday, Aug. 24.

Fort Kent police received a call from a patron at the Northern Door Inn on Sunday, Aug. 23, reporting that an unidentified male had stolen his wallet after the motel guest allowed the male to visit his motel room.

On Monday, Aug. 24, someone attempted to use a debit card from the wallet to make a purchase at a local convenience store. 

Police obtained video footage from the convenience store and identified Ronald Guy, 36, of Charlotte, North Carolina, as the person who allegedly attempted to use the debit card at the store.

Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier and Officer Caleb Jandreau arrested Guy, who also has an outstanding, extraditable warrant for theft in North Carolina. Fort Kent police charged Guy with theft for allegedly stealing the wallet at the motel, as well as for the outstanding warrant.

Police transported Guy to Aroostook County Jail in Houlton. Guy is scheduled to appear Monday, Oct. 5, at Fort Kent District Court.

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