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Town of Cheektowaga employee suspended after allegedly painting "Trump 2020" on town plow

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Posted at 4:08 PM, Dec 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 20:01:42-05

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Town of Cheektowaga employee has been suspended after allegedly vandalizing a town snow plow.

Cheektowaga Highway Supervisor Mark Wegner tells 7 Eyewitness News the town employee painted "Trump 2020," on a town snow plow.

Wegner says the truck never made it out to of the garage and the worker has been suspended.

According to Cheektowaga police, the employee, identified as 46-year-old Robert Hupkowicz, was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and making graffiti.

He was arraigned in court and released on his own recognizance.

The truck will be repainted before it is put back in service.