Man Arrested in Theft of Monies From Mount Olive Marauder Football Association

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Mount Olive Township Junior Marauder Football Association






MORRIS COUNTY —  Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Chief of Detectives Christopher K. Kimker, and Mount Olive Township Police Chief Stephen Beecher announce the arrest of Shawn J. Collins, 49, in connection with a theft of monies from the Mount Olive Township Junior Marauder Football Association.

During the month of October 2022, the Mount Olive Township Police Department began an investigation into the alleged theft of monies from the Mount Olive Township Junior Marauder Football Association by Shawn Collins, the former treasurer of the Booster Club.

The investigation determined that Collins made unauthorized withdrawals of money from the Booster Club bank account and failed to deposit monies collected from events and concession sales.

The total amount of monies stolen was found to be approximately $74,000.

As a result of the investigation, Defendant Shawn J. Collins was charged with Theft, Third Degree.  The Defendant was charged on a Summons Complaint, processed, and released pending a court appearance.

Editor’s Note: An arrest or signing of a criminal complaint is merely an accusation.  Despite this accusation, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until he or she has been proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.