According to court documents, the suspect used the stolen money to pay for his child support

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. (KDKA) – A man accused of stealing money from the North Versailles Fire Department surrendered to detectives Thursday.

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Ryan Marton is accused of stealing over $1,700 from the department. Police say he was once the business manager of the fire department and was removed from the job in 2019.

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According to court paperwork, Marton used the fire department to pay $1,720 for his child support. He also allegedly fraudulently created a $60,000 tax liability, causing a withdrawal of fire department funds from its bank account.

He’s facing multiple charges, including receiving stolen property and theft.

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The DA’s office says he surrendered Thursday and is awaiting arraignment. He’s expected to be released on his own recognizance.