Man from Bear charged with embezzling $42,000 from Wilmington business


A Wilmington Police investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 46-year-old man in connection with an embezzlement case that dates back to January.

On August 18, police were called to a business in the 900 block of Concord Avenue. Officers learned that an employee was seen completing sales and then voiding the transactions. He fled the store when being confronted by a supervisor.

It was determined that the employee, Brian Pow, 46, of Bear, had stolen more than $42,000 from the business over eight months.

Pow was taken into custody without incident and has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Theft Over $1,500 (Eight Counts)
  • Falsifying Business Records

He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 20 and released on $9,000 unsecured bail.

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