Duo stole $3,100 from NJ Girl Scout Troop, cops say
FRANKLIN (Gloucester County) —Police say a duo used a stolen checkbook to take $3,100 from a local Girl Scount Troop's account.
On Aug. 22, police say, officers went to a residence in the Franklinville section of the township and met a resident who said a checkbook for Girl Scout Troop No. 60312 had been stolen from her home.
The resident reported five checks had been cashed in the amount of $3,138.32, police said.
Police said they ultimately arrested Tyler A. Fuller, 23, and Lauren C. Landers, 20, both of Franklin Township, accusing them of cashing those checks at a check cashing business in Glassboro and a bank in Elmer.
The two were found at a residence in the 300 block of Malaga Park Drive on Thursday and brought to police headquarters for questioning, police said.
It wasn't clear from information released by police how the two were identified as suspects.
They were both charged with one count of theft in the third degree, five counts of forgery in the third degree and one count of conspiracy in the fourth degree.
Fuller and Landers were both charged with the following offenses:
Police said the troop has been reimbursed for the stolen funds.