CU Loot Finances Shopping Spree

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A local man accused of robbing Forum CU of as much as $250,000 used the money in the days immediately afterwards to put a down payment on a Cadilac, buy a flat screen TV, bedroom furniture and other luxury items. But police are still searching for more than $200,000 allegedly stolen by William Beeler.

The 44-year-old suspect was arrested in the 1997 Cadilac Deville authorities said he bought hours after he bound employees at the credit union and emptied out the teller drawers and the vault.

Authorities recovered the car, the TV, a DVD player and $1,2000 cash during a search of Beeler's home after his arrest. They also found receipts for furniture and other items he had bought but had not yet been delivered.

CU Supports Education Foundation

LOWELL, Mass.-Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union announced it has contributed $10,000 to the Groton-Dunstable Education Foundation.

The foundation was created in 2003 to help fund innovative education programs in the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District. The fund has awarded 83 grants for more than $133,000 since then.

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