Police: Addict stole from family

JERSEY SHORE – A 28-year-old woman wrestling with drug addiction ended up stealing from relatives after she was allowed to move back with them, according to the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police.

Vanessa L. Wagner, of 221 Shady Acres, Antes Fort, stole cash from relatives while she was living at 314 S. Broad St. between Dec. 26 and mid-January, police alleged in court records. The amount taken were $40, $100 and $280, police said.

“She relapsed back into using heroin and used the money to buy the drug,” an officer said in an affidavit.

Following her arraignment before District Judge Jerry C. Lepley on charges of theft and receiving stolen property, Wagner was released on $10,000 bail. The victims in the case were Jack and Mary Jane Wagner, police said.