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Daniel Devitt of Palmerton waives theft hearing

Published On: Jul 29 2014 04:04:14 PM CDT
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EASTON, Pa. -

Daniel Devitt, the UPS worker accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from the company, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

His formal arraignment is scheduled for 1 p.m. Oct. 2.

Devitt is accused of stealing $22,800 worth of goods from the UPS Freight facility in Hanover Township, Northampton County.

According to police, Devitt, who as employed as a UPS truck driver, took  three skids worth of items to a closed business in Upper Macungie Township in January.

The 46-year-old Devitt, who resides in Palmerton, admitted stealing from the company, according to police.