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South Bound Brook P.T.O. Treasurer Charged with Theft

South Bound Brook

SOUTH BOUND BROOK, N.J. – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and South Bound Brook Chief of Police Jeffrey Titus announced the arrest of Renee Wilson, 35, of Elizabeth Street, South Bound Brook.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that the South Bound Brook Police Department received a report of theft from the South Bound Brook Parent Teacher Organization (P.T.O) when irregularities in the organization’s financial accounts were discovered.

After receiving the report, the South Bound Brook Police Department, with the assistance of the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office, initiated an investigation into the missing funds.

The investigation revealed that monies from the South Bound Brook Parent Teacher Organization were stolen and misused by defendant Wilson who served as the P.T.O’s treasurer.

Prosecutor Robertson stated that defendant Wilson was charged with one count of 3rd-degree Theft. On Monday, November 18, 2019, she surrendered to police, was processed and released on her own recognizance.

Officials say additional charges may be pending.