There is never a dearth of stories involving drugs, alcohol and theft. As a counselor for both in-class and online alcohol drug classes and theft classes I see these stories all the time. These items all came from one week’s police blotter in a small New York community.
Woman Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Embezzlement
Melissa King received a six-year prison term for embezzling $42 million from the employee benefit plans she administered on behalf of the Compressed Air and Free Air Foundations, Tunnels, Caissons, Subways, Cofferdams, Sewer Construction Workers Local 147 of New York, New Jersey States and Vicinity AFL-CIO (“Local 147” or “Sandhogs Union”). That was not a typo - $42 Million!!!
The 60-year-old King used the funds to live a lavish lifestyle including buying expensive jewelry, riding horses and racking up millions of dollars in American Express bills.
HVAC Unit Stolen
A high-efficiency HVAC boiler was stolen from a home under construction. Construction thefts are up all across America.
Man Stumbles, Arrested for PCP Possession
Talk about being at the wrong place at the wrong time. While police officers were interviewing three men, they noticed another man unrelated to the group stumbling toward them. The man was found to be in possession of PCP and was arrested.
Man Caught With Cheese
A 40-year-old man was caught by Shop Rite security with 17 packages of Kraft cheese in his backpack. He walked out without paying for the cheese valued at about $100
More people needing theft classes, drug classes and how to act like a responsible adult classes. Do you have any stories to share with us?