Elderly Easton Man Charged with Identity Theft

The man allegedly forged a check.

James Gromiller, 80, of Bayberry Lane was arrested and charged with larceny in the second degree, identity theft in the third degree and forgery in the third degree after Easton Police responded to an alarm at his residence on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 9:37 a.m. 

According to police, Gromiller mistakenly set off an alarm at his residence. When officers responded, they found there was a warrant out for his arrest. Police said Gromiller allegedly forged a check in February. 

He was released on a promise to appear at an Oct. 23 court date. 

AS October 19, 2012 at 07:23 PM
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, Jean Marie.
Nancy Newhams October 20, 2012 at 11:33 AM
This was brought on by his son Andrew Gromiller of Montana because his father is refusing to pay off Andrews $114,000. worth of credit card debt after Andrew has taken over a million dollars from his dad. My dad is a stand up guy who is being bullied and threatened by his son Andrew and his wife Christine who dad has supported their whole adult life along with their 5 kids. The check that was allegedy forged was used to pay Andrews $8500.00 a month mortgage that dad has paid for years along with all ofher expenses. Please try to get your facts right before commenting. Nancy Gromiller Newhams
Nancy Newhams October 21, 2012 at 05:00 PM
Thank you for saying that AS.
Jean Marie Wiesen October 22, 2012 at 03:47 PM
I have a clean record, AS, and criminal activity does run in the family. Well, then maybe he shouldn't have written the check if the funds weren't available. The cops don't/won't arrest you for forgery if you didn't write a bad check. Enabling isn't the way to go, either.
Jean Marie Wiesen October 22, 2012 at 03:53 PM
Oh wait, I MUST tell the truth! OMG, I had a speeding ticket some 25 + years ago...oh dear!! Hope I haven't just jinxed myself :-)
Jean Marie Wiesen October 22, 2012 at 11:43 PM
Nancy, if your dad's being threatened by your brother, he should go to the cops; that's called elder abuse and no one should take that. on the flip side, he shouldn't, as I said earlier, written the check. hope it works out for you.
Nancy Newhams October 26, 2012 at 03:22 AM
Jean Marie, He is too loyal to go to the cops and he did not write a bad check. thanks for the "Hope"
Andrew Gromiller November 13, 2012 at 07:04 AM
Nancy Newhams (Gromiller) and Jay Gromiller are not telling the truth. Nancy you are a lier . I am the one being threatened by your brother Jay and you support his actions by ignoring the facts, because it finacially benifits you. Jay has threatened to rape,torture ,and murder me my wife and my five children, for years on my emails,youtube,bussiness emails,and answering machines. I have hours worth of these threats that have been turned into the police. I was unable to go back and help my dieing mother because of these threats. I am unable to safely return to help my father now . As for my Father . Yes he did know what he was doing . My Father told me and the police that he has been signing my name for 30 years. I also found numerous forgeries of my name on life insurance policies that I knew nothing about and are now all borrowed against, without my consent. I don't threaten anyone. I call my Father almost every day to check on him. I was simply trying to cash a check that was inheirited to me from my Mother's IRA. Jean Marie Wiesen is correct when she said..."criminal activity does seem to run in the family ". Sorry Nancy ...forgery is a crime . Blaming me and trying to slander me with your lies does not change the truth.
Nancy Newhams November 13, 2012 at 02:04 PM
As my late husband said, "The truth is the easiest to remember" and that is what my family has always lived by.
Jay Gromiller November 13, 2012 at 02:07 PM
What we have here folks is a clear, unadulterated example of what "entitlement" means. Excuses for selfishness, greed & whining are unacceptable! This is a child (and I DO mean "child") who has NEVER worked a real job EVER ... my father has single-handedly supported andy & his family since he vanished to MT to elude any responsibility & begin his delusional life "living off the land". Well, I'm here to tell ya ... he's living off my father & the check in question was deposited to an account to pay his $8500/mo mortgage ... a debt, by the way, assumed by my father.
Jean Marie Wiesen November 13, 2012 at 04:00 PM
emails, answering machine recordings, u-tube films all w/ threats and culminating w/ an arrest by the police...hmmm, gee, who ya gonna believe ;) I'm gonna side w/ the Judge on this one. so, let's wait and see what he has to say next month, okay. okay.
Andrew Gromiller November 13, 2012 at 05:19 PM
There is a lot of truth Nancy about you and I growing up in a house with alcoholics and drug addicts for parents and siblings . Mom drank heavily till I was 18 . Jay has been a violent drug addict/alcoholic since day one. I forgot how many years you and your first husband / high school sweetheart were heavily addicted cocaine users . How many years was that Nancy? There is a lot of truth about the gromiller family that has not been told . Your bankruptcy? that Dad had to bail you out of. How much was the total on that ? half a million?? Dad owns the house you live in in Virgia Nancy. Dad wrote resently in a letter to the family decribing how he is "grooming " nancy to take over his tasks related to the family finances. Did you know about Dad forging my name on the check ? You and Dad are the only ones who have access to the account which my check was deposited illegally. How many other forgeries do you know about Nancy? Do you know about Jay threatening and harrassing my family for years? yet you try and pretend to down play Jays actions. I have all the evidence...emails, phone messages, filled with death treats toward Me my Wife and Children from your good friend and brother Jay ."Zipfloyd" on Youtube Jays hate page. Go see for yourself what Jay has done. Tried to send a copy his threats to you and you send it back . Stop embarassing yourself Nancy. You will only loose more face by siding with a drug addict criminal like Jay. "The Truth is the easiest thing to remember"
Nancy Newhams November 13, 2012 at 08:04 PM
Thank you Jean, I agree with you, very well said. Andrew, Don't quote my husband. Dad did not bail us out financially, he handled phone calls while Tom worked. As for the house I live in. Yes dad has it in a trust but Tom and I made the mortgage payments to dad each month and I continue to pay all the expenses that go along with the house without financial help from dad. People do make bad choices in life, the great thing about life is that you get to make choices to turn your life around. You are talking about over 24 years ago. Also, I do NOT have access to whatever bank accounts you are talking about. I am not Jay so please stop referring his actions when addressing me. I will not triangle.
Jay Gromiller November 14, 2012 at 03:33 AM
C'mon andy ... really? See, the problem w/ you is you haven't matured in 20 some years. You use the same terminology, the same examples of indiscretion & have the same mentality from 20 years ago. Your spelling, grammar use & punctuation are indicative of your less than average IQ. Let us deal with FACTS here ... not speculation &/or unfounded accusations. Yes, there is no need to whine about me if you are addressing Nancy. Fact is, this article is the result of an action YOU took. So, 1st of all, I am not addicted to any drugs ... excepting nicotine & caffiene. I am no more violent than anyone else & I am certainly not a criminal. If you call defending an 81 y/o man from a selfish little 40 y/o brat "criminal" then call me what you will but
Jay Gromiller November 14, 2012 at 03:34 AM
it is YOU that has: a) financially manipulated your father into assuming the $1.3 million (that's right folks, MILLION) mortgage on your property b) maxed out several credit cards expecting dad to pay them for you to the tune of over $110K c) helped yourself to family money to purchase property & spend lavishly and wastefully on yourself ... again, somehow maipulating dad into handing over family funds d) had your father arrested for depositing a check to pay YOUR bills. Now, had you earned 1 cent of ANYTHING that contributed to the value of the assets you're whining about, you'd have an argument. FACT is, he invested that/HIS money for you. It's HIS money, right? Why do you feel so entitled?? Because YOUR name is on it? You don't have a clue as to the dynamics of this family in ANY regard ... let alone how & why you are so fortunate. If you had any idea what he puts into making this all work, you would never press charges ... devouring the hand that feeds you. An abominable disgrace you are! Why you are so ungrateful, so immature & selfish & so ignorant is truly puzzling. There are a couple things you do in life ... ONE is show up at your mother's funeral and TWO you DON'T have your father arrested for supporting your family. You should be ashamed of yourself.
Jay November 17, 2012 at 06:46 AM
Really is a shame ... never gonna be the same ... andy ruined the game ... for all what a selfish little man ... the kingdom will rise
Jay November 17, 2012 at 06:48 AM
besides ... I've got the key!! and, andy, the treasure lies far beyond the cash, pal ... you'll never really know what that means ... free ... try it
Jay November 17, 2012 at 06:59 AM
Eh ... not much to say now, huh ... andy?? Perhaps you should let your "fanbase" know what a worthless, pathetic, shit-talkin piece of useless humanity you are ... same ol' everything ... no new thoughts, no new words (of kindess, anyhow) ... NOTHING. You have NOTHING to offer the planet ... you just wanna take ... go ahead ... suck hard
Jay November 17, 2012 at 08:27 AM
won't accept phone calls ... imagine that?? pathetic
Jay November 17, 2012 at 08:48 AM
hey ... he's the big boy, right?? big money, big this big that ... no doink!! i magine that ... all talk shithead
Jay November 17, 2012 at 08:51 AM
apparelty im gonna havfta fly out there ... just ta take car of his old lady (worthless w&*(^7tyue5btg54
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Jean Marie Wiesen November 17, 2012 at 04:16 PM
So, um Jay, you're proving Andy to be 100% correct w/ you mid am ramblings. Sounds as if you've provided the necessary ammunition, verbal that is, necessary for the court to proceed. You're going to go out and attack Andy's wife? Jay 3:51 am on Saturday, November 17, 2012 apparelty im gonna havfta fly out there ... just ta take car of his old lady (worthless w&*(^7tyue5btg54 I copied/pasted it into my comment so when you come to your sober senses and go to delete it, you won't be able to. It fits w/ the viable threats by email, etc., that Andy eluded to, earlier. As I said, the Judge will work this one out as he should.
Christine Gromiller November 17, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Here is another one of the many messages Jay Gromiller has sent to our Band Booking Account: ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Jay <quercusalba63@embarqmail.com> Date: Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 10:15 PM Subject: and when the slut yer fuckin ... To: gromiebooking <gromiebooking@gmail.com> "Comes around ... she"ll get the same hospitality you'll be gettin ... All kindsa good shit ... something we can all look forward to. And your kids ... we love 'em!! Like herpes, that is. And like the nasty virus it is, you being of similar genetic constitution, shall remain alive long enough to watch their mother eat her young. YES!! You too shall enjoy this spectacle ... a joy for us all All Good Things ... Jay" This was copied / pasted word for word, written by Jay Gromiller
Christine Gromiller November 18, 2012 at 02:25 AM
Here are a few more of the messages Jay Gromiller has sent to our Band Booking Account: Copy & Pasted From: Jay <quercusalba63@embarqmail.com> Date: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 4:01 PM Subject: Hey, tell ... To:<gromiebooking@gmail.com> that whore of yours she's won a free trip to PA!! Every year we pick an "Asshole of the Year" (actually you've won 4 straight years but this is the only time we're willing to pay her way) and his bitch gets to come to the Lorelei for 3 days of fun, frolic & FUCK. We'll fix that cunt right up for ya. Since you don't have any balls, it would follow you got no dick either ... so we'll fuck her good for you ... since you are incapable. You'll be able to stuff your head up HER ass now too ... easily. We'll provide the wine & stuff (no lube, be a REAL woman!) and send her home to ya all fixed up, tuned in & reamed out. Lemme know when it's convenient for the little slut to cum out ... I'd imagine ANY time would be OK since the worthless bitch doesn't do anything 832-2183 Im gonna ... fzalien@aim.com 2:56 AM (15 hours ago) bury you ... ALIVE ... you AND that nasty slut you call a wife ... you gonna let me call that cunt the cunt she is?? Shows the man you are all good things .. Jay I'll see you 2 assholes ... fzalien@aim.com 2:59 AM (15 hours ago) in hell ... where ya belong .... I'll stay long enough to see you both burn ... then I gotta run. Other engagements ... I'm sure youll understand all good things .. Jay
Christine Gromiller November 18, 2012 at 05:51 PM
This is a message Jay Gromiller sent to our Band Booking Account on Oct.26th: ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: <fzalien@aim.com> Date: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 3:27 AM Subject: Oh ... hey, To: gromiebooking@gmail.com thought you might consider the notion of maybe 4 or 5 dudes pummeling, anally demolishing & otherwise attempting to shut that nasty hole of a wench you call a wife ... repeatedly. What a disrespectful little slut ... bad girl. One of the many splendid things you can look forward to here shortly ... We're planning a field trip out West. Thought we'd stop in ... surely you won't mind. We won't be too much of an imposition ... family friendly too all good things ... Jay This was copied / pasted word for word, written by Jay Gromiller


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