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Netcong woman charged with theft by deception in Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSNHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A woman who is suspected of defrauding a Mount Olive Township Lowe’s was arrested Tuesday.

On Dec. 8, at 3:10 p.m., police responded to the Lowe’s Home Improvement store, located in the Flanders section of the township, to investigate a theft. Upon the officers arrival, a Loss Prevention employee had a woman in custody for the reported incident, police said.

During the police investigation, it was determined that Penny M. Bellomi, 43, arrived at Lowe’s a total of five times between July 30, 2020 and December 8, 2020 to commit theft. Loss Prevention told police they observed Bellomi locating discarded cash receipts in the parking lot, then entering the store to locate the item to later return for cash a refund, police said.

Bellomi was arrested and charged with five counts of theft by deception. She was released, pending a court appearance.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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