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Cesar Cuzco accused of stealing voucher from Carl Weller in casino restroom

Published On: Nov 26 2012 03:50:43 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 26 2012 03:55:08 PM EST
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BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

A man is facing charges in connection with the theft of a voucher from a restroom at the Sands casino, officials said.

Cesar G. Cuzco took a voucher worth $150.36 from Carl E. Weller while they were in a Sands restroom at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, officials said.

Cuzco used the voucher to gamble and was arrested when he later tried to redeem the voucher for $153.63, officials said.

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Cuzco, 36, of 3113 Grand Ave., Bronx, N.Y., was arraigned early Sunday morning on theft and receiving stolen property charges and committed to the Northampton County Prison on $3,500 bail, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 9 a.m. Dec. 4.