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Hanley To Face Theft Trial Today

The town commissioner is charged in Cecil County with stealing $5,000 from his former employer.

Commissioner Terence Hanley is scheduled to appear in a Cecil County court this morning to face a charge that he stole $5,000 from his former employer, Ramsey Ford in Elkton.

The Bel Air elected official is in the midst of vying for reelection, hoping to secure his third consecutive four-year term Tuesday. He is scheduled to appear in at 7 p.m. tonight.

Hanley is . The  against the commissioner in September alleges he pocketed thousands following a business deal at Ramsey Ford, where he was a manager, according to court records.

The trial is scheduled to begin Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. in Cecil County District Court.

This is the second time Hanley has been in court within the past two weeks. On Oct. 25 he was in in connection with an ongoing dispute with over a $600,000 loan on which, court records say, he may have defaulted. That case was .

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