A former York Technical Institute employee is facing trial on theft charges for allegedly "unlawfully disposing" of computer equipment when he worked at the YTI campus in Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County.
Kenneth S. Nolte, 51, of 9 Elmwood Blvd. in Spring Garden Township, had been a program director there, according to his LinkedIn account. He remains free on unsecured bail, charged with theft by unlawful taking and theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received.
According to charging documents, part of Nolte's job was to sell or donate computer equipment owned by YTI. He sold at least nine pieces of equipment for $560, but never turned over the money to the school, documents allege.
He also gave away dozens of other pieces of YTI's computer equipment -- valued at $7,600 -- without school authorization, according to documents filed by Upper Allen Township Police.
Nolte maintains he did turn over the $560 to YTI, documents state, but police could find no evidence of that.
Upper Allen Township Police began investigating in December and filed charges on May 21.
Nolte waived his right to a preliminary hearing on July 25, according to court records. He now faces trial in Cumberland County Court.
His defense attorney, Michael Carrucoli, did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment.