Charged with stealing from charity

Monday, April 21st, 2014

A St. Thomas area woman, 46, has been charged by Aylmer Police with stealing over $1,000 from a charity fundraiser for a former East Elgin Secondary School student who had a double-lung transplant last year.

The benefit for alumnus Josh Clark was organized in part by the Leadership program at EESS, and students from it reported an alleged theft to Aylmer Police on January 15.

The St. Thomas area woman volunteered to coordinate the event, Sgt. William Gibson said, but allegedly kept cash collected at the dinner.

 

Read more in the April 23 print edition or the online e-edition.

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