Stealing Real Dough, Theft By the Book

Also, a copier or scanner allegedly nets Newark man $165K — for a while.

Each week, Patch takes a peek at some of the more surprising, shocking, stunning and occasionally silly police-related incidents reported throughout New Jersey for "OMGs from NJ PDs."

Some of the recent reports:

Book 'Em: A former employee has been charged with . Maybe we can classify this one under intellectual property theft.

D'ough! Lots of criminals steal dough. But usually, not the literal kind. of Clark had seen its morning bread delivery go missing twice, so the owner installed security cameras, and . What's more, the owner said, it looks like the thief stopped at a bagel shop first. In our poll, Patch readers are saying he should be called "The Dough Boy" — though "The Bread Bandit" and "The Baguette Burglar" aren't far behind.

Arrested? Check: A Newark man already in hot water for his alleged role in a $2 million unemployment scam is accused of stealing another $165,000 from Harrah’s Resort and Casino in Atlantic City—. Apparently, he allegedly did this with 10 checks. But it's like they say ... the house always wins.

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