Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police report that on April 10, 2014 Detective Jeffrey Casson concluded a two month investigation into theft from the YMCA.
On February 4, 2014 representatives from the Ridgewood YMCA filed a report with the Ridgewood Police Department regarding account discrepancies and possible theft.
After investigation by the Ridgewood Police Department with the full cooperation of the YMCA, it was determined that the YMCA bookkeeper, Catherine Easer 54 of Mahwah, had allegedly diverted YMCA funds and used YMCA accounts in the approximate amount of $40,000 for her personal use. On April 10, 2014 she was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Theft and released.
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