PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The former police chief in Mount Oliver has been taken into custody and is facing a long list of theft-related charges.
According to the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, Frank Mosesso surrendered to detectives this afternoon in Carrick.
According to the criminal complaint, Mosesso is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the Borough of Mount Oliver.
Authorities say Mosesso allegedly did it by forging checks.
The investigation found that payments made out of a police account with First National Bank were for both the department and for personal use, the criminal complaint reports.
Investigators say the alleged personal payments made through the police account went to Capital One and Bank of America credit card bills. Officials in Mount Oliver told authorities that they do not have credit cards with either of those services.
Other payments went to places like Duquesne Light and T-Mobile, according to the criminal complaint.
Mosesso is facing multiple counts of theft, forgery and misapplication of entrusted property and property of government or financial charges.
He was the Mount Oliver chief of police from 2001 through 2013.