A Middletown teen pleaded guilty to stealing $73 from the cash register at Taco Bell, 800 S. Breiel Blvd., where he worked until he was fired, according to a police report.
Carl E. Hatton, 18, a student at Middletown High School, was seen stealing $43 from the cash register on Feb. 6, and $30 the following day, the report read. The manager at the Taco Bell told police Hatton was fired.
Middletown police went to MHS and found Hatton lifting weights. He was handcuffed and transported to the City Jail, the report read.
He pleaded guilty to the first-degree misdemeanor charges and Middletown Municipal Court Judge James Sherron sentenced Hatton to 90 days in jail with 90 suspended; trespassed him from Taco Bell; told him to pay restitution; and placed him in 180 days probation.