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Toms River Boy Scout Leader Indicted for Stealing From Pack

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Louis Freund (Photo: OCPO)
Louis Freund (Photo: OCPO)

A leader of a Boy Scout pack in Toms River has been indicted on charges of stealing from the organization.

Louis Freund, 52, of Toms River, was indicted on a charge of theft by unlawful taking for allegedly diverting money from Boy Scout Pack #57 in Toms River to himself while serving as the pack’s treasurer.

A grand jury subpoena served upon TD Bank revealed 16 ATM withdrawals totaling approximately $3,850 and numerous purchases from various retailers that were “not for the benefit of Boy Scout Pack #57” totaling approximately $695, said Bryan Huntenberg, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.

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“The parents and kids that volunteer their time for an organization such as the Boy Scouts deserve better than this” Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said.