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Police: Salvation Army employee stole $61K from Early Learning Center

Posted at 2:05 PM, Jan 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-03 14:11:28-05

LEXINGTON ,Ky. (LEX 18)  — A former Salvation Army employee is accused of stealing more than $61,000 in tuition payments from the early learning center.

According to an arrest citation, Lexington police charged Patricia Mills with theft by deception including cold checks worth $10,000 or more.

Investigators say that Mills obtained tuition funds that were intended for the Early Learning Center of the Salvation Army. The citation states that Mills would collect cash tuition payments but the money was never deposited into the account.

The total amount taken was $61,142.00. Mills was arrested and has since been released from jail.