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Two Arrested For Reported Theft Scheme From Dover Downs

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46-year-old James Crider, of Dover 46-year-old James Crider, of Dover
41-year-old, Brenda Crider, of Dover 41-year-old, Brenda Crider, of Dover

DOVER, Del. - A local casino employee has been arrested, after he and his wife allegedly stole from the Delaware establishment.

Delaware Division of Gaming Enforcement say a Dover Downs in-house slot technician was arrested on May 1st, after an investigation into a theft scheme from the casino. According the report, 46-year-old James Crider, used his position, to get TITO tickets from several video lottery machines, then gave the tickets to his 41-year-old wife, Brenda Crider.

Police say Brenda Crider would then redeem the tickets for face value, resulting in a theft from the casino. The Dover couple allegedly redeemed a total of $15,543 TITO tickets from March 2013 to April 2014.

James Crider was arrested, and charged with two counts of identity theft, two counts of theft greater than $1,500, two counts of burglary 3rd degree, and one count of conspiracy 2nd degree. He was then released on $7,000 bond. Brenda Crider was arrested, and charged with two counts of theft greater than $1,500, and one count of conspiracy 2nd degree. She was then released on $3,000 bond.

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