Elizabeth Man Accused of Stealing $100K from Fairfield Employer

A 19-year-old Elizabeth man was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of stealing $100,000.00 in cash from his Fairfield employer.

According to police, detectives responded to the Fairfield Avenue business after Garda Cash Security contacted them to report a $100,000.00 theft of which Garda officers were able to allegedly recover just over $85,000 from a vehicle parked in Elizabeth.

A surveillance video allegedly shows Larry Brooks - who was on his first day of work - stealing $100,000 in cash from the business Monday night.

Brook was ultimately charged with second degree theft.