I heard a city employee got caught stealing.

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Wondering

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Oct 21, 2010
 
Any truth to a City employee getting caught stealing 3000 worth of Jewelry from a pawn shop.

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Oct 21, 2010
 
Wondering wrote:
Any truth to a City employee getting caught stealing 3000 worth of Jewelry from a pawn shop.
Anybody who steals should be in jail, city employee or not. I would like to know which department he/she works or worked for if any truth to this.
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Oct 21, 2010
 
Yep it is true. I wont go into any details. Because dont want to let her id get out. Im sure it will hit the news soon
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Oct 21, 2010
 
It is true but you got the story twisted. The suspect stole some jewelry from a friend and went and pawned it at a pawn shop. She was recorded on the shop surveillance pawning the stuff.

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Oct 22, 2010
 
Gi Joe wrote:
It is true but you got the story twisted. The suspect stole some jewelry from a friend and went and pawned it at a pawn shop. She was recorded on the shop surveillance pawning the stuff.
What a friend, and stupid also to think she could get away with it. Just the type of employees the city needs. Disgusting behavior.
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Oct 23, 2010
 

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This is funny, a simple crime that happens every day, in fact many times every day in every city across this nation, why the big deal? What position does this peson hold in the city? Due to the fact that she is dealing with a pawn shop it is obvious that she does not sit high on the food chain of city employees as far as importance. Every city, business and service provider company in this country has employees that they are not so very proud of, however, that does not taint the organization as a whole. Hopewell high school once had a star basketball player who ended up killing a cab driver, just the kind of player Hopewell needs?

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Voice of Reality wrote:
This is funny, a simple crime that happens every day, in fact many times every day in every city across this nation, why the big deal? What position does this peson hold in the city? Due to the fact that she is dealing with a pawn shop it is obvious that she does not sit high on the food chain of city employees as far as importance. Every city, business and service provider company in this country has employees that they are not so very proud of, however, that does not taint the organization as a whole. Hopewell high school once had a star basketball player who ended up killing a cab driver, just the kind of player Hopewell needs?
When you are as an individual work/play for an organization, you are representing it in some way. It will cast a shadow on that institution no matter what the rank or position is. Same goes if that subject rescues a baby out of a burning car (example)and the headlines screams: "City of Hopewell employee rescues baby out of a burning car on his/her way to work". I think it goes both ways, and we sure could use more positive actions from our citizens than what this employee supposely did. By the way,since when is stealing jewelry worth couple of thousend dollars a simple crime?? Stealing is stealing, we are not talking about a loaf of bread here.
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2ZoomZoom wrote:
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When you are as an individual work/play for an organization, you are representing it in some way. It will cast a shadow on that institution no matter what the rank or position is. Same goes if that subject rescues a baby out of a burning car (example)and the headlines screams: "City of Hopewell employee rescues baby out of a burning car on his/her way to work". I think it goes both ways, and we sure could use more positive actions from our citizens than what this employee supposely did. By the way,since when is stealing jewelry worth couple of thousend dollars a simple crime?? Stealing is stealing, we are not talking about a loaf of bread here.
I must take issue with a couple of things that you stated.

(1) At what point was the value of the jewelry set at a couple of thousand dollars?

(2) I will take seriously the statement about representing the organization when I read in a paper one of the following items.
A-Respected CPA, a 13 year employee of H&R Block steals items from local grocery.
B-Long time and lead mechanic at Strosnider Chevrolet shoplifts $1,000 of items from WalMart and in a related story it has been said that he is over two months behind in his Snap On account. Nobody says he did not do it.

The place of employment should not/does not define the crime, why do they list certain places of employment and not others?

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Oct 23, 2010
 
Alright smartypants, you got me, but to argue your points:

1. The initial comment posted on this subject asked if there was truth to the rumor that $3000 worth of jewelry was taken.

2. A government institution is more critically looked at than a chain store with minimum wage employees. The general assumption is that city or goverment employees are more honest due to status of their employment with such.
You are right! The place of employement should not matter, but it does in the eye of the public.
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I must take issue with a couple of things that you stated.
(1) At what point was the value of the jewelry set at a couple of thousand dollars?
(2) I will take seriously the statement about representing the organization when I read in a paper one of the following items.
A-Respected CPA, a 13 year employee of H&R Block steals items from local grocery.
B-Long time and lead mechanic at Strosnider Chevrolet shoplifts $1,000 of items from WalMart and in a related story it has been said that he is over two months behind in his Snap On account. Nobody says he did not do it.
The place of employment should not/does not define the crime, why do they list certain places of employment and not others?
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Alright smartypants, you got me, but to argue your points:
1. The initial comment posted on this subject asked if there was truth to the rumor that $3000 worth of jewelry was taken.
2. A government institution is more critically looked at than a chain store with minimum wage employees. The general assumption is that city or goverment employees are more honest due to status of their employment with such.
You are right! The place of employement should not matter, but it does in the eye of the public.
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Who cares where she works- If she broke the law, then she broke the law. I HOPE you do not see the City Officials in Hopewell as role models. You are in a sad state if you do. Also, if you wanted to get technical, many of the officials are actually stealing from the taxpayers because they definatley are not doing their jobs. Dont judge until you see it for yourself!
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the theft did not accur in hopewell ask the great city manager about covering up the female under investigation in the CAs office under Nino. Newman comes in tries to get rid of her and the city manager gives her a job in his office
Get the FACTS

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for one... is OCCUR not accur and what was the City Manager covering up? The "wonderful" New Commonwealth Attorney was HITTING on his employees. Also there was never even any investigation so you should probably work on getting the facts straight before posting stupid comments. If my boss was hitting on me when I worked for the City I would contact the City Manager too. Who wants to work with a creep? Not any self respecting young lady! There is ALOT that the great Commonwealth Attorney is covering up right now. Wonder who will be the first to post that?!?! hmmm
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oh and what does that person have to do with this topic of an OLD city employee stealing?
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from what I am told look again has the facts correct also this started before Newman came into office,what did Nino not do.
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yall are gay. who cares
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too bad its not even the same person. HaHa... ya'll are talking about two COMPLETELY different people! Just sayin...!
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I know this one just happened one has been going on.
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Get the FACTS wrote:
for one... is OCCUR not accur and what was the City Manager covering up? The "wonderful" New Commonwealth Attorney was HITTING on his employees. Also there was never even any investigation so you should probably work on getting the facts straight before posting stupid comments. If my boss was hitting on me when I worked for the City I would contact the City Manager too. Who wants to work with a creep? Not any self respecting young lady! There is ALOT that the great Commonwealth Attorney is covering up right now. Wonder who will be the first to post that?!?! hmmm
Weren't you hitting on Larry Palmer's secretary when you were engaged to your wife?

Hmmmm..I suppose the people who worked for you like to work for a creep.
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Weren't you hitting on Larry Plamer's secretary when you were engaged to your wife?

Hmmmm.... I suppose the people who worked for you likw working for a creep.

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Oct 26, 2010
 
Hypocrite wrote:
Weren't you hitting on Larry Plamer's secretary when you were engaged to your wife?
Hmmmm.... I suppose the people who worked for you likw working for a creep.
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