Former Brigantine Police Chief Reed, Charged With Computer Crime

Tim Reed

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has charged former Brigantine Police Chief Tim Reed with criminal computer activity.

That’s according to court records obtained by BreakingAC.

Tim Reed, of Galloway Township, allegedly accessed county emails while he was no longer employed by the Sheriff’s Office. Reed was let go from that job on Jan 1, 2024.

Breaking AC: Despite no longer working for the office, Reed accessed the Atlantic County email database and forwarded grant-related emails in excess of $5,000, the charge reads.

Former Brigantine Police Chief Charged With Computer Crime 1 Former Brigantine Police Chief Charged With Computer Crime

Reed was most recently the Atlantic County chief warrant officer under former sheriff, Eric Scheffler.

Reed, 60, was charged on a summons, but not jailed. He’ll appear before an Atlantic County Superior Court judge on June 19. 

Take/copy personal or Government data over $5,000, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.

WPG Hurley: Reed may have filed two different official causes for a county vehicle is was driving. Reed appears to have made it look like he was the victim of a hit-and-run driver, in a moving vehicle. Read More: Sheriff Chief Warrant Officer Controversy Regarding Vehicle Crash

Read More: Former Atlantic County, NJ Chief Faces Criminal Computer Activity 

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