Tag Archives: larceny

Minnesota Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Stealing From Accident Victims

A Minnesota firefighter has pled guilty to charges that she stole $120 from the wallets of two brothers killed in a motor vehicle accident last June on I-94. Tara Lindquist pled guilty to misdemeanor larceny charges and will serve 10 days in jail plus 1 year probation. The plea was entered last week just as her trial was set to begin.

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NY Chief Charged With Stealing Fuel From FD

A New York fire chief has been charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing gasoline from his fire department. Fire Chief Duane Royal of the Pennellville Volunteer Fireman’s Association is accused of stealing $2700 worth of gas following an audit and investigation.

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NC Chief Arrested for Embezzlement

A North Carolina fire chief has been arrested and charged with embezzling nearly $20,000 from his fire department. Jesse Raymon Hoshall, III was arrested last week by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. He was fire chief of the Scotch-Irish Fire Department, located in an unincorporated area in Rowan County called Woodleaf.

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NC Assistant Chief Resigns Amidst Embezzlement Investigation

An assistant fire chief in North Carolina has resigned amidst an investigation into embezzlement from a firefighters’ foundation for burned children. Lincolnton Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Bill Fortenberry resigned last Friday as police and prosecutors continue looking into possible “financial crimes” associated with the Lincoln County Chapter of the North Carolina Firefighters Burned Children's Fund.

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Indiana Sues Former Chief To Recover Missing Funds

The state of Indiana filed suit today against a former fire chief who is accused of embezzling nearly $60,000. Indiana attorney general Greg Zoeller’s office filed suit against former Speedway fire chief Mark Watson seeking to recover the taxpayers' money.

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New Mexico Lieutenant Charged With Larceny at Vehicle Extrication

A lieutenant from Clovis, New Mexico has been charged with larceny for allegedly taking items from a vehicle at the scene of an accident. Lt. Christopher Elam, 32, is accused of taking three bottles from a vehicle involved in an accident earlier this month. One of the bottles was an alcoholic beverage, one was a non-alcoholic beverage, and one was seasoning.

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Details Emerge In Boston Fraud Case

Additional details are emerging on the criminal charges facing Boston District Fire Chief Edward A. Scigliano IV, who was arraigned yesterday on charges of larceny and procurement fraud.

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Pennsylvania Chief Accepts Plea Deal For Theft

Embattled Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich, facing both state and federal charges that he stole funds from his fire department, has agreed to plead guilty to the federal charges and resign as fire chief. Yuknavich has reportedly also agreed to reimburse the fire company for $45,000, the amount he is believed to have taken.

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Pilfered Pennsylvania VFD Defaults on Mortgage

A Pennsylvania volunteer fire company that has been the victim of insider theft on two occasions last year is now being sued for defaulting on its mortgage. On Friday, Fairway Consumer Discount Company filed suit against the Rice Township Volunteer ...

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