Saco police charged a local man with trying to sell his EBT card benefits.

Police were notified by Shaws Supermarket Monday at 4 p.m. that a man was trying to sell an electronic benefits transfer card, which is used to collect welfare benefits. An undercover officer responded and Donchian Murray, 21, of 81 North St. offered to sell him the remaining balance on the card of $70 for $35, half its value, police said.

Murray was charged with illegal trafficking of an electronic benefits transfer card, a class D misdemeanor, police said.

Murray was unable to post $560 bail and is being held at York County Jail pending a future court date.

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