November 17, 1994 |
A Dublin Borough woman was charged Monday with stealing $12,000 in checks from two former employers. Most of the money has been recovered, police said. Borough Police Detective William Doucette said that on Sept. 23, Patricia Goldstein, 26, of Manor Drive, stole two checks, $500 each, from Realty Executives, 140 S. Main St. Police said that Goldstein was a receptionist at Realty at the time of the theft. She left there about one month ago. Goldstein has spent the $1,000, police said.
December 28, 2012
WILMINGTON - A shih tzu has been reunited with its owner after it went missing when her car was stolen, police said. The 77-year-old woman's car was stolen Friday after she left the keys in the ignition during a brief stop at St. Anthony's Church. The vehicle was found Saturday but the dog was not there. The dog had been picked up by a family living in the area of the theft, police said. The family turned the dog over to police Monday after noticing news coverage of the incident.
January 19, 2013 |
A former Delaware County employee has been charged with taking about $160,000 in funds from the Register of Wills cash box. Christine Trout, 52, of Glenolden, a 32-year-employee, will be arraigned later today, according to District Attorney Jack Whelan. Trout will be charged with numerous felony counts of theft, receiving stolen property, unlawful use of a computer and other related crimes, Whelan said. Trout, was fired from her position as the former deputy director of the county's register of wills, when the thefts were uncovered during an independent audit.
April 6, 2012
A registered nurse who cared for an elderly Medford Township man has been indicted on charges including money laundering and theft related to $560,000 missing from a patient's bank accounts, authorities said Thursday. Authorities said Mariejo Cherestal, 46, also a township resident, convinced the patient, a retired Army command sergeant major, to place her name on the accounts. Between March 2009 and May 2010, checks ranging from $200 and $100,000 were issued to Cherestal under several names.
March 25, 1993 |
A thief suspected of targeting apartments in Center City high-rises was caught yesterday morning thanks to an unrelated nearby theft and quick police work, authorities said. Kenmico Washington, 27, was able to get into some high-rises by figuring out how to bypass codes that released main-entrance security locks, police said. Sometime around 1 a.m., Washington, of the 2500 block of North Seventh Street, used the technique to enter a building in the 2100 block of Walnut Street, police said.
July 3, 2012
The former chief financial officer of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has admitted stealing more than $906,000 from the archdiocese from 2004 until the summer of 2011. Anita Guzzardi, 43, of Barrington, Camden County, could face up to 101/2 to 21 years in prison when she is sentenced Aug. 24, the District Attorney's Office said Monday. Guzzardi's guilty plea, entered Friday in Common Pleas Court, was not unexpected. Guzzardi had waived her right to a preliminary hearing in April, and defense attorney Louis R. Busico said then she planned to admit her wrongdoing.
July 16, 2010 |
A Vineland, N.J., woman made up not one but two dramatic stories to cover up the theft of a laptop computer, authorities said. Sara Blasse, 23, was in a Vineland hospital with a broken arm Saturday when she told police that a carjacker had thrown her to the ground. Later she told authorities that she had broken her arm in a car crash in Chesilhurst. Blasse said she had been performing a sex act on the driver, a male prostitute, when the car careered into a tree, according to officials.
September 25, 1991 |
Two brothers arrested inside a charity food center in Coatesville Monday night have been charged with stealing from the facility. Dwaine Morris, 25, and Mark Morris, 27, both of the 800 block of East Diamond Street, Coatesville, were apprehended by police inside the Emergency Food Cupboard at 10th Avenue and East Chestnut Street about 9:45 p.m. Police were alerted by an alarm system that was recently installed at the center, a warehouse for...
March 5, 1989 |
A man and a 17-year-old boy, both from Philadelphia, suffered broken legs when they were hit by a police car after fleeing an apartment that they were later charged with having robbed. Coatesville police gave the following account: At 12:10 a.m. last Sunday, three males broke into Darren Mason's apartment in the 600 block of East Lincoln Highway. They put guns to the heads of Mason, 30, and Nina Carter, 24, shot out the telephone and a television, took a videocassette recorder valued at $250, and fled, according to police.
May 10, 1995 |
The trail was easily marked. All the police had to do was follow the succession of wounded cars and trucks. Down Sunset Road, over Lindley Road, onto Twickenham. Along the path, police found 11 vehicles: a 1951 Triumph, five Mercedes- Benzes, a Pontiac Bonneville, a Subaru, a Nissan, a Dodge Ram truck and a Dodge Aries, all minus their emblems, which had either been pulled or twisted off. A 14-year-old Glenside boy was caught red-handed late Friday night and charged with theft, police said, and a number of the hood ornaments were found in his jacket.