Some Schools in the Poconos Closed Wednesday Due to Safety Concerns
State Police Tip Line: 1 (866) 326-7256

Ex-Employee Charged for Stealing Thousands

SCRANTON — Scranton Police charged a man who officers said confessed to burglarizing his former employer in March.

Investigators said Stanley Eskra, 38, confessed he broke into Ben Weitsman Scrap Yard in Scranton and stole a safe that contained $120,000.

Eskra had previously worked at the scrap yard and had been fired a few months before the theft.

According to authorities, Eskra said he stole the money to support his drug use.



Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 29,283 other followers