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Treasurer of Boy Scout Pack #57 in Toms River Indicted for Theft

By kcora on
Toms River

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on March 19th, Louis Freund, 52, of Toms River, was indicted for Theft by Unlawful Taking.

The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Toms River Police Department initiated an investigation after receiving information that, Freund, the Treasurer of Boy Scout Pack #57 in Toms River, was using the Boy Scout account for personal expenditures. A subsequent Grand Jury subpoena served upon TD Bank revealed 16 ATM withdrawals totaling approximately $3,850.00 and numerous purchases from various retailers that were not for the benefit if Boy Scout Pack #57 totaling approximately $695.00.

“The parents and kids that volunteer their time for an organization such as the Boy Scouts deserve better than this” Prosecutor Billhimer said.

The public and media are reminded that all defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.