Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced the indictments of Anthony Del Vecchio, 64, and John Lehman, 56, both of Jackson, for Theft by Unlawful Taking by Taking Monies in Excess of $75,000.00.
Officials say on November 27, 2017, the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office received information detailing the alleged theft of funds from the Holbrook Little League by League President Anthony Del Vecchio.
An investigation was initiated into the use of funds by the executive board of the Holbrook Little League.
The investigation revealed that Del Vecchio and Treasurer John Lehman had converted over $118,000.00 for their benefit. Del Vecchio and Lehman were the only signatories on the account and both signatures were required on all checks.
The public and media are reminded that all defendants are innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.