For Immediate Release
March 1, 2010
Senior Assistant Attorney General Jane E. Young
New Hampshire Attorney General Michael A. Delaney announces the indictment of Donald Breault, age 41, of the Town of Hudson, for Theft by Unauthorized Taking or Transfer, contrary to RSA 637:3, a Class A Felony. Ten (10) Class A Misdemeanor informations for Computer Related Offenses, contrary to RSA 638:17, IV (b)(1) were also filed against Breault. Breault holds the rank of captain at the Hudson Police Department.
Breault was indicted by the Hillsborough County Grand Jury on February 23, 2010. The Theft by Unauthorized Taking or Transfer indictment alleges that Donald Breault, on or between October 1, 2008 and August 31, 2009, pursuant to one scheme or course of conduct, generated and claimed fictitious work hours which allowed him to obtain approximately $2,639.07 from the Town of Hudson for unused vacation time.
The Computer Related Offenses informations allege that Donald Breault, without authorization, altered or tampered with timekeeping data intended for use by the computer network of the Hudson Police Department.
The Theft by Unauthorized Taking or Transfer charge is a Class A Felony, which carries a maximum penalty of 7½-15 years at the New Hampshire State Prison; a fine of $4,000; or both. The Computer Related Offenses informations are Class A Misdemeanors, and each carries a maximum penalty of 12 months at the Hillsborough County House of Correction; a fine of $2,000 or double the amount of the gain from the commission of the offense; or both.
The indictment and informations are the result an investigation conducted by the Attorney General's Office.
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