One arrested in Rehoboth Beach counterfeit ticket scheme

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. - An 81-year-old Maryland woman was arrested, after police say she was in possession of fake amusement park tickets, in Rehoboth Beach.

The Rehoboth Beach Police Department says on Wednesday, just after 7:31 PM, they received a report of a person giving fake tickets to an employee to ride the bumper cars, at Funland. According to the report, the employee had worked at Funland for many years, and notified management when they recognized the tickets were counterfeit. Once on scene, police identified 81-year-old Marilyn Hammerman, of Rockville, MD, as the individual in possession of 20 fraudulent tickets.

Hammerman was arrested and, after an investigation, she was later charged with one count of theft of services under $1,500. She was released on $100 unsecured bail.

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