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Former Elkins PTA president guilty of funds theft

ELKINS, W.Va. -- A former president of a Parent Teacher Association at an Elkins elementary school has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor embezzlement charge.

Sarah Jane Butcher, 35, of Elkins, on Wednesday received a six-month suspended sentence. She will serve one year of probation. She also paid $2,260 in restitution.

The Inter-Mountain reported Butcher was accused of writing checks from the Midland Elementary School PTA's bank account to pay for personal items.


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