Tag Archives: theft

NJ Treasurer Rips VFD for $700k

The treasurer of a New Jersey fire district has been charged with stealing $700,000 from the district. Charles Hoens III is facing felony theft offenses for swindling the funds from South Brunswick Fire District 3 between October 2009 and November ...

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PA VFD Treasurer Accused of Stealing $250,000

The former treasurer of a volunteer fire company in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania has been accused of stealing $250,000 from the fire company over a six-year period. Ronald Kenneth Nolan of the Upper Gwynedd Township Fire Company was arrested and charged ...

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Former Alabama Chief Charged with Theft

The former fire chief from Bangor, Alabama was arrested today and charged with two counts of first degree theft arising out of his misuse of department funds while in office. Michael Claude Watson, 45, was the fire chief of the ...

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NH Firefighter Refuses To Return FD Equipment

Today’s burning question: I am a call firefighter, but because of a medical condition I can no longer respond to runs. The fire department has terminated me and demanded I return the department’s gear and equipment. I don’t think they ...

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Former Fire Chief Charged in AFG Related Theft

The American Fire Grant (AFG) program administered by the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, has been one of most important Federal programs to support the fire service. Unlike many other Federal programs, it has been remarkably free from controversy – except ...

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