2 Long Beach highway workers accused of stealing equipment from city

Prosecutors say Charles Porcaro and Jeorking Welker stole

Prosecutors say Charles Porcaro and Jeorking Welker stole three salt spreaders and sold them for just over $300 in scrap metal. Photo Credit: News 12

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LONG BEACH - A Long Beach Highway Department supervisor and a former Highway Department employee are accused of stealing snow equipment from the city.

Prosecutors say Charles Porcaro and Jeorking Welker stole three salt spreaders and sold them for just over $300 in scrap metal.

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The gear was worth more than $14,000.

Both men now face grand larceny charges.

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