Police: 4 arrested after stealing from substance abuse treatment program

<p>After a seven-month investigation, state police have arrested four people involved with stealing money from a state-run substance abuse treatment program in Bridgeport.</p>

News 12 Staff

Jul 10, 2018, 10:11 AM

Updated 2,165 days ago

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After a seven-month investigation, state police have arrested four people involved with stealing money from a state-run substance abuse treatment program in Bridgeport.
A police report says Nikkita Chesney, a case worker at Access to Recovery, promised clients cash in return for requesting day care services.
The recovery program already offers that benefit.
Police say Chesney and her co-conspirators forged documents to make clients appear eligible for benefits when they weren't.
The four allegedly stole over $35,000 from the program.
The suspects face a variety of theft and forgery charges.


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