Woman Who Reported $1k Stolen Lost Money in Drug Deal: Cops

A Long Island woman who reported $1,000 had been stolen from her lost the money in a drug transaction, police said.

Nicole Deluca, 24, told Franklin Borough Police that a man had taken more than $1,000 from her on June 26. But when authorities investigated further, they found woman had lost the money during a narcotics sale, cops say.

Deluca is accused of filing a false police report.

Police also arrested Ronald W. Sahli, 47, for taking the money. He is charged with one count of theft.

It wasn’t clear if either had an attorney.

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