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West Windsor Police Department, NJ
Friday April 12th, 2024 :: 08:03 a.m. EDT


**WWPD NEWS RELEASE: Charges Filed in Theft Incident 2023-35368. --Det. Lt. M. Lee #59


20 Municipal Drive * P.O. Box 38

West Windsor, New Jersey 08550


ROBERT GAROFALO PhD(c), Chief of Police


(609) 799-1222

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INCIDENT: 2023-35368 Theft

DATE OCCURRED:   12/13/2023 

LOCATION OCCURRED:  Wells Fargo, 682 Alexander Road

WHO:  Accused:  Luis O. Albino 
                             Resident of Hamilton, NJ 08610

            Victim:  Hightstown Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading

OFFICERS:  1) Ptl. T. Hojnacki #90--Initial Investigator
                     2)  Det. A. Robles #106--Lead Detective 

DETAILS:   On 12/15/2023, the President of the Highstown Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading responded to WWPD Headquarters to report the following; She had checked the account balances of the organization's football and cheerleading programs.  She observed multiple $2,000.00 withdrawals.  The treasurer for the organization was unaware of the transactions and related they were unauthorized.  Two of the $2000.00 withdrawals were at the Wells Fargo ATM located at 682 Alexander Road using debit cards assigned to football and cheer respectively.  In addition, several other $2.000.00 unauthorized transactions were completed in surrounding jurisdictions on different dates in 12/2023-1/2024.  The Thefts (unauthorized withdrawals) from the Hightstown Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading was approximately $16,000.00 in total.    

                       Det. Robles, the Lead Detective, began an arduous and thorough investigation to determined who the actor(s) may have been.  As a result of his work, the actor was identified as Luis O. Albino.  It should be noted that Albino was the former President of the Hightstown Rams Youth Football and Cheerleading.  On 4/4/2024, Det. Robles signed a Criminal Complaint for Theft (3rd Degree) against Albino for his actions in West Windsor Township pending a future Mercer County Superior Court appearance.  


DATE OF RELEASE: 4/12/2024

*Please note that charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

West Windsor Police Department, NJ
271 Clarksville Rd
West Windsor Township, NJ 08550

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