Condo Employee Charged with Theft

Helen Lloyd.

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COURT HOUSE - Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto announce the arrest of Helen Lloyd, 39, of Elmer, N.J. 

A cooperative investigation between the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Economic Crimes Unit and the Wildwood Police Department Detective’s Bureau revealed Lloyd stole in excess of $75,000 from her employer, Ocean Towers Condominiums, between September of 2015 and March of 2016.

On May 11, Lloyd was arrested at her residence and charged with theft by unlawful taking, a crime of the second degree, credit card theft, a crime of the third degree, forgery, a crime of the third degree, and bad checks, a crime of the third degree.

Lloyd was lodged in the Cape May County Correctional Center in lieu of $90,000 full cash bail which was set by Judge Dorothy Garrabrant, J.M.C.

Prosecutor Taylor advises that persons convicted of a second degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 5 to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison. Persons convicted of a third degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 3 to 5 years in New Jersey State Prison.

Prosecutor Taylor states this is an ongoing investigation and continues to urge citizens of Cape May County to report any information regarding illegal activity and or any criminal activity within the community to the Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1135 or anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at cmcsheriff.net and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465- 2800 or 877-465-2801.

The charges and allegations contained in the complaint are merely accusations and the defendant is considered innocent unless and until proven guilty. This report is based on information received from the Prosecutor's Office.

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