Man accused of stealing Kenny Pickett’s SUV taken into custody after failing to appear in court

MONROEVILLE, Pa. — Christopher Carter, the 60-year-old Murrysville man that has been accused of stealing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett’s SUV, was in police custody after failing to appear for a scheduled court hearing in Monroeville on Monday.

Carter was scheduled to appear in front of magistrate Jeffrey L. Herbst on Monday at 8:30 a.m. after he was released on his own recognizance at a preliminary arraignment following his arrest last week. When he did not show up, a bench warrant for his arrest was issued, court officers told Steelers Now.

Carter was taken into custody early Tuesday and placed in the Allegheny County Jail, according to court documents. He has since posted bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 12.

Carter faces charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property, both third-class felonies, as well as misdemeanor unauthorized use of an automobile. In Pennsylvania, third-class felonies carry a maximum punishment of seven years and a fine of up to $15,000.

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