Police: Worker stole checks from 87-year-old woman

Richard Wisher

A Carneys Point man was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing from a resident at the assisted living facility where he worked.

Richard Wisher, 60, was a maintenance worker at the Lindsay House in Pennsville, N.J.

According to police, he stole several personal checks from an 87-year-old woman, then forged them and cashed them at two separate banks.

Police say, in all, those checks totaled nearly $18,000.

Wisher faces a number of charges including burglary, theft and forgery.

He's now being held on $25,000.
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