A Northampton County man is behind bars accused of stealing from a local police department.

Officials say Charlie Sandt, Jr is charged with theft after stealing from the Palmer Township Police Department.

Officials say Sandt Jr. was contracted by the police to supply them with computer services.

He was issued a check for almost $24,000 for new computers and software but officials say he never delivered the goods.

He's currently in prison awaiting his preliminary hearing.