Man charged with stealing bank card


Nashua police arrested a city man Saturday for allegedly stealing a bank card. Mark Jeffrey Ruppel, 20, of 8 C St., is facing three felony charges of theft by unauthorized taking, according to police. One charge stems from the bank card theft is a class A felony. He allegedly used the card to make several withdrawals from the victim's bank account, police said. The other charges stem from unrelated incidents. Ruppel allegedly stole a BMX bicycle from outside the Nashua Public Library on Aug. 8 and a lottery ticket from a Mobil on the Run at 43 E. Hollis St. on Sept. 15, according to police. Ruppel has previously been convicted of theft three times, which made the second two charge class B felonies, according to police. He's being held on $2,500 cash or surety bail and will be arraigned at Nashua District Court at a later date, police said. A class A felony is punishable by up to 15 years in prison plus fines. A class B felony is punishable by up to seven years in prison plus fines, according to police.
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