$200,000 recovered in cash theft

By Juliette Laaka | Apr 18, 2014
Courtesy of: Knox County Jail Vincent Hilt.

Vinalhaven — The Knox County Sheriff's Office has arrested two teenage suspects in connection with the theft of $200,000 in cash from a Vinalhaven home.

Jacob Mondello, 19, of South Thomaston and Vincent Hilt, 19, of St. George were arrested April 15 for the theft and taken to the Knox County Jail, said Sheriff Donna Dennison.

Detective Don Murray and Deputy Rob Potter investigated the case, which was first called in to police April 13.

A door to the house was unlocked, said police.

Courier Publications' reporter Juliette Laaka can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 118 or via email at jlaaka@couierpublicationsllc.com.

Jacob Mondello. (Photo by: Knox County Jail)
Comments (2)
Posted by: CYNTHIA WURST | Apr 19, 2014 07:11

Who has $200,000 of cash in their home?

Posted by: Karin Ludewig | Apr 18, 2014 16:22

At age 19, they certainly were off to a great start in a life of crime ----if only they hadn't been caught.

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