**BREAKING NEWS – PRESS RELEASE 10/17/14**
Logan Township Police Department
Police here have charged a 37 y/o Camden County woman with theft following an extensive investigation into multiple incidents of merchandise being shipped fraudulently from a Logan Twp. distributor to “customers” throughout the Tri-State area.
Over the course of the past 2 ½ years, Kim Watson of Clementon, fabricated orders while acting in her capacity as an inventory clerk at Sears Distribution at 2100 Center Square Road. The investigation found that Watson would receive cash payments or barter for services in return for placing orders for high end electronics, appliances, bedding and other merchandise carried by Sears.
The total retail monetary loss for the products that were ordered for her “clients” was estimated at approximately 3.7 million dollars. The net loss is approximately 2.6 million dollars.
As a result, Watson has been charged with 2nd degree theft with bail set at $50,000. She was processed and remanded to the Salem County Jail in default
Logan Police were assisted by the Gloucester County Prosecutors Office and Sears Loss Prevention.
Capt. Robert Leash