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Official Accused of Selling Town’s Humvees, Pocketing Cash

Freetown's highway surveyor, Charles Macomber, allegedly orchestrated a plot to take, then sell the Humvees and keep the money

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A Freetown, Massachusetts official has been accused of selling two Humvees owned by the town and pocketing the earnings.

A Freetown, Massachusetts, official has been accused of selling two Humvees owned by the town and pocketing the earnings, WJAR reports.

Highway surveyor Charles Macomber has been charged with four counts of larceny and one count of embezzlement by a public officer.

Authorities said Macomber sold the vehicles to Wayne Morse, of Lakeville, after the highway department closed in April.   

Morse has been charged with concealing a stolen vehicle and misleading police.

One Humvee has been recovered by police. Police continue to search for the other.

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