FRANKLIN, NJ – On August 5, at approximately 3 p.m. Franklin Police arrested Elizabeth Daddas for obstruction of justice, after being found hiding in a closet in a home. The 45 year-old from Newton was also charged with filing a false police report.

Police determined Daddas to have a Superior Court Warrant in Sussex County.

The investigation continues into a reported theft on Route 23 in Franklin Borough on June 26.  Nicole DeLuca reported to Franklin Detectives that a man had taken more than $1000 in cash from her.

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The 24-year-old Hamburg resident claimed to be the victim of theft.  Detectives investigated and found DeLuca had actually been involved in an illegal drug deal.  She lost the money as a result of the transaction.  After losing the money DeLuca provided false information to law enforcement resulting in charges for filing a false police report. 

Ronald W Sahli was also arrested in connection with the false report.   Subsequent investigation found the 47-year-old Franklin man allegedly took the money, knowing it did not belong to him.  He was charged with one count of theft.

These criminal charges are mere accusations. Each defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.