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Thursday, January 23, 2014


Vineland police say former Inspira employee stole computers for gas money

Don E. Woods/South Jersey TimesBy Don E. Woods/South Jersey Times 
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on January 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM, updated January 17, 2014 at 8:34 PM
-5d31d0a44d10c242.jpgChristopher McCourt

VINELAND — A Port Norris man allegedly stole a computer from Inspira Medical Center Vineland, according to city police, to get gas money for his friend’s car.
The computer theft was reported to the Vineland Police Department on Dec. 23, from an unsecured filing room in the hospital’s radiology department.

Authorities value the computer tower at $2,800.
Police worked with hospital security to investigate the incident and developed a former employee as a suspect.

Christopher McCourt, 29, of Temperance Street, in Port Norris, was questioned by police and admitted to stealing the computer — in addition to another, unreported, computer theft.

According to reports, McCourt allegedly sold the computers to a local recycling yard to purchase gasoline for a friend’s car.

The amount he received for the computers, police said, was $7 each.

Authorities recovered most of the stolen property and, according to Inspira Medical Center Vineland, there was no patient information on the computers.

McCourt was charged for burglary and theft. He was held in the Cumberland County Jail in lieu of $50,000.

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