2 people arrested on theft charges – Middle Township

November 14, 2013

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner announce the arrest of fifty one year old Monica Schaffer of Somers Point, New Jersey and forty one year old Robert Gyeh of Atlantic City for the theft of over $75,000 dollars from the Avalon Honda dealership, of Swainton, New Jersey.

On November 7, 2013, Middle Township Police Detectives were notified of thefts committed by one of the agency employees –Monica Schaffer. An ensuing investigation was conducted by Middle Township Detectives and members of the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Major Crimes Unit. As a result, Schaffer and Gyeh were arrested and charged with second degree Theft and Conspiracy charges.

Prosecutor Taylor advises that persons convicted of a second degree crime are subject to a term of imprisonment of 5 to 10 years in New Jersey State Prison.

Prosecutor Taylor and Chief Leusner recognize the efforts of the agencies involved which resulted in the apprehensions during this ongoing investigation.

Prosecutor Taylor continues to urge the citizens of Cape May County to report any information regarding illegal activity within the community, and that this information can be reported anonymously through the Cape May County Sheriff’s Tip Line at and click on anonymous tip, or through the Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 609-465-2800 or 877-465-2801, as well as the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-465-1168.