Volunteer Firefighter Accused Of Stealing And Selling Department Equipment

(Credit: Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock)

(Credit: Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock)

(Photo by Ed Fischer) Lynne Adkins
If you’ve listened to radio in the Delaware Valley, the odds are...
Read More

By Lynne Adkins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 26-year-old volunteer Lower Southampton Township firefighter has turned himself in to Bucks County authorities on charges he stole and sold department equipment.

Timothy Kennelly is being held on $500,000 bail.

He is accused of stealing $30,000 worth of scuba equipment, saws and other department property and then selling it to a pawn shop, which in turn sold it on eBay between January and April.

Officials say the theft was discovered when the department responded to a missing boater in the Delaware River in April, only to find that the scuba equipment was not where it belonged.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 38,692 other followers