Lake Hopatcong Man Accused of Stealing Holiday Tips from Garbage Collectors

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A Lake Hopatcong man has been accused of stealing holidays tips and gifts that were left out for local garbage collectors. George Scalley was allegedly seen taking gifts from Crescent Drive, Como Terrace, Moccasin Trail and South Cherry Road in the days leading up to Christmas.

The 23-year-old was arrested and charged with theft and possession of a controlled dangerous substance following a traffic stop on Thursday, December 20. 

Anyone with information about the theft of holiday tips and gifts should contact the Jefferson Township Police. They can be reached by calling 973-697-1300 or by emailing tips@jeffersonpolice.com.

Read the Patch.com story here.

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