Curt (no last name given) was a boyfriend of Nanci Chladek until she was fed up with his abuse in April 2001 and ran off.
Nanci knew Curt through her previous boyfriend, Rich. When she lost her job at a fast food place and was sleeping in her car, Curt took her in. Soon after "He knew I had some money and he wanted it to buy drugs."CF01 Curt went to buy crack with the money he stole from Nanci, While he was out, she'd shoved what clothes she could grab quickly into shopping bags, taken her little reserve stash of money, and got in her car and left.CF02