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Wisconsin government worker arrested on Maui (UPDATE)

HONOLULU (AP) — A man wanted for stealing government property in Wisconsin has been arrested at a vacation rental home on Maui.

According to the FBI, Timothy Kosier has been transported to Honolulu. A detention hearing is scheduled for Friday to determine returning him to Wisconsin.

According to the federal complaint, the 45-year-old Kosier was a maintenance supervisor for the city of Beloit’s Water Resources Department. The complaint says he allegedly stole at least $5,000 worth of city property.

The Beloit Daily News reports that city officials have said the thefts involving city property and unauthorized purchases using city lines of credit reached $150,000, possibly more.

An FBI spokesman in Honolulu said the exact amount is not known.

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