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Police Identify Alleged Montgomery County Wedding Present Thief

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LOWER GWYNEDD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – Officials in Montgomery County have announced that an arrest warrant has been filed for the person they believe stole money from a wedding in Lower Gwynedd Township (see related story).

Joseph Patrick Franzone, Jr. has been charged with theft and related offenses after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars during a wedding reception at the William Penn Inn on July 7th.

Police say surveillance video showed a man lurking in the parking lot lobby and even inside the reception.

Investigators say after images from the video were provided, officials received numerous tips and learned that Franzone borrowed his girlfriend’s car that Sunday.

Authorities confirm that during a search of the vehicle an envelope from two of the wedding guests was found and a warrant was then issued for the arrest of Franzone.

It is estimated that the value of the stolen gifts was between $3,000 and $5,000.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Franzone to contact them at 215-646-5303.

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