City woman charged with vehicle theft, burglary

Stephanie Sug Leatherman

CUMBERLAND — A Cumberland woman was jailed without bond Sunday after police said she stole a vehicle and burglarized a city residence on Saturday.

Stephanie Sue Leatherman, 26, was charged with first-, second- and third-degree burglary, motor vehicle theft and theft from $1,500 to $25,000.

Leatherman allegedly stole a 1999 Pontiac Bonneville overnight from Brentwood Street and then forced open a door and removed items from a Michigan Avenue residence.

Leatherman was arrested after police stopped the Pontiac on North Mechanic Street Saturday after a motorist observed it on state Route 28 in Mineral County, West Virginia.

Police found merchandise in the vehicle that Leatherman admitted taking from the Dollar General store in Fort Ashby, West Virginia, on Saturday.

Leatherman was being held in the Allegany County Detention Center following a district court hearing.

Additional charges are pending in Mineral County. West Virginia State Police assisted in the investigation.

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