Shore Area Gun Club Leader Arrested for Stealing Funds

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TOMS RIVER, NJ – The Treasure of a Jersey Shore area Gun Club has been charged and arrested with theft after being accused of taking around $4,000 from the club Over a four-year period.

Michael D. Weber, 64, the treasurer of the club of Spotswood, was charged with theft.

“An investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Economic Crime Squad and Plumsted Township Police Department revealed that Weber – acting in his capacity as Treasurer of the Lakeside Rod and Gun Club in Plumsted Township – stole approximately $4,000.00 from the club between July 2017 and January 2021,” Ocean County prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a statement today. “Weber was responsible for collecting and depositing the club’s membership dues and paying the club’s expenses. While he did, in fact, collect the membership dues, Weber utilized the funds for his own personal benefit.”

Billhimer said Weber was processed and released on a summons pending future appearances in Ocean County Superior Court.

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