Larceny charge vs. Celtics coach to be dismissed

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) Boston Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty has agreed to pay more than $20,000 to a contractor for the purchase and installation of kitchen cabinets, and in exchange a larceny charge will be dismissed.

The MetroWest Daily News (http://bit.ly/1wSGOEw ) reports that under a deal reached in court Thursday, the 40-year-old McCarty has until Dec. 31 to pay the money.

Prosecutors say McCarty ordered more than $30,000 worth of cabinetry for the home he's building in Wayland. He paid $12,000, but authorities say a second check for the balance bounced, and several requests by the contractor for the money were ignored.

McCarty's lawyer says the case was a misunderstanding and that McCarty's bank account had been compromised.

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Information from: MetroWest Daily News (Framingham, Mass.), http://www.metrowestdailynews.com

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