Fox Caught Robbing The HenHouse

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ELKHART, Ind. - (06/06/05) -- An off-duty police officer who wasworking as a security guard at Michiana CU was fired last weekafter he confessed to stealing $1,000 while he was helping thebranch manager count out cash at the end of the day. Cpl. DeanCrane and several other off-duty officers had been hired atMichiana CU because of security concerns raised by employeesfollowing a May 17 armed robbery at the credit union. "However,bank officials did not count on the fox guarding the hen house," aprosecutor said of Crane. Crane resigned from the force and wascharged with theft, after he confessed and returned the stolencash. Michiana CU operates as a subsidiary of Bayer FCU, whichacquired it in a merger three years ago.

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