Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Former Girl Scout Treasurer Accused Of Theft

The former treasurer of a Girl Scouts troop in Douglasville, Ga., allegedly stole nearly $10,000 from the group according to police.

Darlene Jo Lewis allegedly stole $9,800 from Girl Scout Troop 798, according to a report on the website of Fox Atlanta. Investigators state that she was treasurer of the organization from 2010 to 2012, and that her daughter was also a member of the troop. She was arrested by local police on Friday.

Investigators allege that Lewis used the money she stole to pay for gifts for herself, her son, and a senior dating service. Troop 798 will be disbanding because of the loss of money, according to police.

Lewis faces charges of felony theft by taking and is being held on bail at Douglas County Jail.

You can read the full story on MyFox Atlanta.

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