Investigators: Women charged for cheating at church Bingo

Police in Runnemede say a church Bingo night went awry after an allegation that two players had taped a called number onto their card to claim a Bingo win.

News 12 Staff

Oct 9, 2019, 9:47 AM

Updated 1,687 days ago

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Police in Runnemede say a church Bingo night went awry after an allegation that two players had taped a called number onto their card to claim a Bingo win.
According to investigators, Teresa Davis, 71, and Keasha Brockington, 38, both of Camden, said they had the winning card carrying a prize of nearly $200 Thursday at Saint Maria Goretti Church Hall.
But a church volunteer noticed one of the winning numbers had been taped over the number on the card.
The pair were charged with improper behavior under a borough ordinance.
A parish official says it's the first issue in over 20 years of Bingo games at the church.
It wasn't clear whether they had attorneys.
A message left for Davis wasn't immediately returned; a working number for Brockington couldn't be found.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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