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NJ Man Arrested for Misusing Funds from Green Brook Baseball Club

Green Brook Township

By: Yuritza Arroyo

Somerset County authorities announced the arrest of John M. Brault, age 42, of Green Brook, in relation to acts of theft by deception of Green Brook Baseball Club funds occurring from July 2018 to May 2022 in Greenbrook Township.  

According to officials, in May of 2022, the Special Investigations Unit of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office was notified of a report of a suspected theft by deception on the part of the treasurer of the Green Brook Baseball Club organization in the Township of Green Brook.

Officials say detectives from the Special Investigation Unit and the Green Brook Police Department conducted an investigation.    

According to Green Brook Police, as a result of this investigation, it was determined that for nearly a four-yearperiod, and while acting as treasurer, John Brault had been misusing approximately $29,000.00 in funds belonging to the Green Brook Baseball Club funds for his personal use.

Police say on Thursday, February 2, John Brault was arrested by the Green Brook Township Police Department without incident and charged with 3rd degree, Theft by Deception.

 Defendant Brault was processed at the Green Brook Police Department and released pending his court date in this matter.