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Cedar Rapids man stole $20,000 in Nordstrom merchandise, then sold online: Complaint

Nicholas W. Heins
Nicholas W. Heins

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Cedar Rapids man stole more than $20,000 in merchandise while employed at Nordstrom and was selling it online, according to a Linn County criminal complaint.

Police say Nicholas W. Heins, 26, stole items from June 11 to Wednesday at Nordstrom, 7700 18th St. SW.

In a written confession, Heins admitted the total value of the property stolen was more than $20,000, the complaint stated.

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Heins has been charged with first-degree theft, which is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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