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LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A former U.S. Marine admitted to stealing $770 from a battle buddy when leaving his barracks in North Carolina in August of 2014, and was sentenced in county court Thursday morning.
Paul Nahalka, 26, admitted to stealing a check from a fellow marine while cleaning out his bunk area in North Carolina, and cashed it in Nunda, and was convicted of two counts of Forgery in the Second Degree, Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree, Identity Theft, and Petit Larceny.
Nahalka was sentenced to 4 months of weekends at the Livingston County Jail and 5 years of probation.
The check was valued at $770. Nahalka is also facing a Forgery in the Second Degree charge in Steuben County.
The District Attorney’s Office is recommending that he spend 90 days in jail and 5 years on probation, and repay the $770 as restitution, plus court fees.
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