MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The former controller of a northern New Jersey entertainment business stands accused of stealing nearly $200,000 from the firm.
Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp says 52-year-old John MacFarlane, a former Florham Park resident who now lives in San Tan Valley, Ariz., was indicted Tuesday on a theft charge.
MacFarlane worked for more than 22 years as controller for The Music Shop, a Boonton-based entertainment firm. Between February 2007 and March 2011, MacFarlane allegedly stole $198,000 and used it to make payments on his personal credit card.
A telephone number for MacFarlane couldn’t be located Tuesday, and it wasn’t known if he has retained an attorney.
MacFarlane was president of the Florham Park Board of Education for 7 years before he stepped down in October 2009, citing personal reasons.