Police in Monroe County say Stroudsburg's streets supervisor was pocketing cash that was meant for the borough's bank account.
Elwood Ace is facing multiple theft charges.
Police say he told employees to give him the money they got from trading in the borough's scrap metal for cash.
They say Elwood never turned in cash or reciepts for the transactions and pocketed more than 23-hundred dollars.
Elwood told police he was keeping the money for an employee coffee and picnic fund. Employees say that's not true.
Police say Elwood *did* pay back more than 800 dollars.