MADISON, NJ - The Alternative Press of Madison has been informed that over the course of five years, Susan Russo, 48, of Madison and also the wife of a Madison volunteer firefighter, embezzled over $11,000 from the Madison Borough Fire Department.  She was charged by police in May.

Russo coordinated convention room reservations for fire department members and was investigated on the methods she used in the payment process of same.  From 2007 to 2012 Russo kept remaining monies which were due to members throughout that entire time period.

Russo has now repaid the money.  Yesterday, she was admitted into the Pretrial Intervention Program where she’ll serve 18 months of probation and 30 hours of community service. Should she complete intervention, the charges will be dropped.