Lincoln man arrested second time for theft

Thomas Stefkovich

Posted By:  KLKN Newsroom

The man is accused of stealing money from car washes.

A Crime stoppers tip led police to 31-year-old Thomas Stefkovich.  Police say between July 17 and September 20th, Stefkovich broke into several coin slot machines at car washes around the city. These include Power Wash and One Capitol Car Wash.

Police say damage to the machines is estimated at $16,000.  Stefkovich was arrested for multiple charges including burglary, and possession of a controlled substance.

Earlier this month, Stefkovich was one of two people arrested for stealing copper wire from an LES substation.