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State Police Report Casino Thefts, Counterfeit Money

The following information was provided by state police stationed at Parx Casino. It does not imply conviction.

Between May 1-9, state police stationed at responded to the following incidents:

On May 1 at noon, state police arrested a casino employee on theft and drug-related charges. An investigation revealed that Shane Stone, 25, of Bensalem, had removed at least $1,000 and concealed it on his person while counting money on two different days. A search of his locker revealed possession of drugs – marijuana and mushrooms. Stone was arraigned before Judge Michael Burns and released in lieu of $25,000 bail. Cpl. Brenda Armstrong investigated the incident.

On May 4 at 12:35 a.m., state police responded to a reported counterfeit bill. Police said a 57-year-old Marlto, NJ woman attempted to exchange a counterfeit $5 bill at the main cashier. Trooper Wilfredo Moreno investigated the incident.

On May 4 at 11:40 a.m., state police responded to a reported theft. Police said a 63-year-old Feasterville woman inadvertently left a voucher valued at $100 on top of a slot machine. An unknown suspect took the voucher and exited the casino. Trooper Allen Karch is investigating the incident.

On May 7, state police responded to a reported counterfeit bill. Police said a $10 bill was discovered on the casino floor. The bill was seized and forwarded to the US Secret Service. Trooper Geerlof investigated the incident.

On May 7 at 12:01 a.m., state police responded to a reported counterfeit bill. Police said a counterfeit $50 bill was discovered on the gaming floor. The bill was seized and forwarded to the US Secret Service. Trooper Kevin Lee investigated the incident.

On May 7 at 4:49 p.m., state police responded to a reported theft. Police said a 76-year-old Plymouth Meeting woman dropped an envelope with a sizable amount of money on the floor near a slot machine. Another patron picked it up and left the casino immediately. Trooper R. Keeys is investigating the incident.

On May 8 at 3:53 a.m., state police responded to a reported theft. Police said a 42-year-old Burlington, NJ man dropped a sizable amount of money on the floor as he was running to the exit of the casino. Another patron came upon the money, picked it up and left the casino immediately. Trooper R. Keeys is investigating the incident.

On May 9 at 10:20 p.m., state police responded to a reported counterfeit bill. Police said a 52-year-old Philadelphia man attempted to exchange a counterfeit $5 bill at the cashier. Trooper R. Keeys investigated the incident.

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