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Former Elyria city worker charged with theft

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Nicholas L. Cerreto (Source: Elyria Police) Nicholas L. Cerreto (Source: Elyria Police)
ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) -

A former Elyria city worker has been charged with theft.

Nicholas L. Cerreto faces theft and theft in office charges.

Cerreto worked as a Communications Technician with the city from May of 2007 through May of this year. 19 Action News has learned Cerreto recently resigned from the city.

During a routine inventory by current city staff, it was discovered that 30 siren systems were missing. The systems are valued at $625 each. 

The missing city property was later discovered at Cerreto's LaGrange home. Cerreto also made implicating statements to officers during the search of his house.

The city is now conducting a sweeping inventory review in the wake of the crime.

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