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Former West Haven Construction Company Accused of Stealing Equipment

The former manager of a construction company in West Haven is accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of construction equipment. 

West Haven police said they arrested 49-year-old Richard McTague, of West Haven, on Thursday when they found him riding a bicycle on Front Avenue. 

They said he was a manager at the former K. Zampa Construction company and stole more than $100,000 worth of heavy construction equipment, as well as construction materials, and sold them for profit. 

Detectives investigating the case found more than $20,000 worth of the equipment, according to police. 

McTague has been charged with larceny in the first degree and five counts of larceny in the second degree and was held on bond.

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