Tiffin man accused of stealing lottery tickets

Andy Mitchell, News Reporter

Authorities have accused a Tiffin man of stealing lottery tickets.

Eric Burgess, 52, has been charged with three counts of forgery or theft of a lottery ticket and second-degree theft.

According to an arrest affidavit, Burgess reached behind the counter of a Deli-Mart and took five lottery tickets, then redeemed them at a Kum & Go. The theft of the tickets was captured on security camera.

Theft or forgery of a lottery ticket is a Class-D felony. Second-degree theft is a Class-D felony.