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A Custodian is in Jail for Stealing Minerals

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND- Midland Police were called to the offices of McClure Oil Company where the officer manager said that pieces of minerals kept on display in the office had been broken off. The officers were informed the thief, a cleaning crew member, had been recorded on surveillance footage.

According to the report, a young man is seen coming into the area with the display where he then broke off pieces of a smoky quartz and orange quartz, stuffed them in his pockets.

During the investigation a detective recognized the man in the video as 19 year-old Matthew Curry. It was verified that Curry worked for the company that was cleaning McClure Oil Company the night of the theft. A supervisor confirmed it was him on the surveillance footage.

Curry was arrested and charged with theft.

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