DOVER TOWNSHIP—The former treasurer of the Ashley Farms Property Owners' Association has been arrested on charges he stole more than $60,000 from members. David Russell Nero, 41, is accused of forging 76 checks totaling $53,782.88 between January of 2010 and October of 2011. In addition, Nero cashed out a Certificate of Deposit that was purchased by the Association. He used that money to replace money stolen from the original account. Bank records also show that Nero was using the Association checking account to pay his personal phone bill. Nero forged the name of another Association member on the checks that he cashed. Total loss in this case was found to be $60,624.99.
Nero faces charges of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition, Receiving Stolen Property, Forgery, Tampering With Records or Identification and Bad Checks.
The investigation into this incident continues. Anyone with information is asked to call the Northern York County Regional Police Department at 717.292.3647 or use the crime tip reporting portion of this website.