Wallkill store employee charged with embezzling $17,000


TOWN OF WALLKILL – An employee of the Harbor Freight store on Dunning Road in the Town of Wallkill was arrested on Monday, September 16 and charged with embezzling some $17,000 from the store.

An investigation by store management and State Police determined that between September 6 and September 16, the money had been removed from the store safe.

George Brischler, 38, of Sparrowbush, allegedly stole the money and was charged with grand larceny and criminal mischief, both as felonies. He was released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance.

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