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Brick Woman Charged With Theft, Falsifying Records in North Jersey Town Where She Worked

Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr

Handcuffs (Shorebeat File Photo/ banspy/ Flickr)

A Brick Township woman is accused of falsifying public records in the North Jersey town where she was employed.

Toni Johnson, 38, was arrested Monday and charged with one count each of tampering with public records, falsifying public records and computer theft. The computer theft, a second degree crime, is the most serious charge she faces.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced the charges Monday, but provided few details on the circumstances which led investigators to file them. Johnson held a job in the tax collector’s office in Carteret borough.

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According to a statement from Ciccone’s office, Johnson is alleged to have illegally waived and removed fees from the department’s computer system. She is accused of doing so while working for the municipal government.

The investigation is continuing, the statement said, and anyone with information is being asked to call Detective Paul Kelley of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-3330.

Middlesex County does not provide public access to jail records or photos of arrestees.

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