Couple Sentenced in ORC Scheme; Get Prison Time

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The couple who admitted selling stolen goods at their Quarkertown Farmer’s Market shop were sentenced to time in Bucks County Prison.

On Monday, Michael Gill, 43, was sentenced to 11 to 23 months, according to Manuel Gamiz Jr., spokesman for the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.

Michael Gill’s wife, Denise Gill, 39, was sentenced to three days to 12 months, Gamiz said. The two were also sentenced to three years of probation, he said.

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Additionally, they were ordered to pay $1,496 in restitution to Target and Giant, according to Gamiz. The two companies donated goods to investigators, which they passed off as stolen to the Gills.

“Denise is a great mother who has lived a crime-free life and looks forward to putting these missteps behind her,” Paul Lang, Denise Gill’s attorney said Monday.

Quakertown police and the DA’s office have said the Michael Gill paid for stolen retail items, which the couple would then sell at their shop One Stop Health and Beauty Shop and on eBay.

Last month Michael Gill pleaded to receiving stolen property and organized retail theft, both of which are felonies, and Denise Gill pleaded guilty to misdemeanor offenses of receiving stolen property and solicitation to retail theft….  Courier Times