Man Accused Of Stealing $19,000 Worth Of Girl Scout Cookies

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 7, 2013)--A South Carolina man is charged in the theft of about $19,000 worth ofn Girl Scout cookies from a Spartanburg warehouse.

Christopher Maurice Morton, 37, is charged with breach of trust more than $10,000.

The owner of Carey Moving and Storage reported more than 450 cases of Girl Scout cookies were taken from its facilities Feb. 26.

Brian Carey says cookies began arriving at the warehouse Feb. 15, and employees who were conducting an inventory last week realized that cases of Thin Mints and Shortbreads were missing.

Master Deputy Kevin Bobo says Morton was a truck driver for the business.

He's was fired.

Bobo said Greenville County sheriff's deputies found 352 cases of Girl Scout cookies behind an abandoned business.

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