Former PTO boss stole $8.4K from clergyman propagandize supply fund
April 5, 2016 - School Supplies
A 47-year-old Lititz lady will be condemned this week for hidden thousands of dollars from a PTO comment designed to assistance teachers compensate for propagandize reserve during a internal facile school.
Bernae Marie Haas stole $8,400 from a Bonfield Elementary School PTO and will face sentencing during 9 a.m. on Apr 8 before Lancaster County Judge Howard Knisley. Haas pleaded guilty to dual transgression depends of burglary by disaster to make compulsory showing of supports perceived in December.
The following is an comment of a occurrence filed Officer Stephen Detz of Lititz police:
Officials with Bonfield Elementary School and a PTO reported a burglary of a supports to Lititz military on Nov 11, 2014. The officials pronounced $8,400 blank from a 2012 to 2013 and 2013 to 2014 propagandize years, that was earmarked for teachers during a propagandize to buy propagandize reserve for their classrooms.
Haas, who had been a boss of a PTO for several years before resigning in Aug 2014, was obliged for formulating and submitting income and responsibility reports to a Warwick School District. The reports pronounced a income was distributed in Nov of 2012 and 2013, though a income never done it to training staff.
Police interviewed Haas on Jan. 9, 2015, and Haas pronounced she took $4,200 out of a PTO bank comment in Oct of 2012, placed a income in a envelope, and gave it to a former propagandize secretary. On Jan. 25, 2015, military interviewed a secretary and a lady told military Haas never gave her an pouch with money.
Haas also told officers she took $4,200 out of a PTO bank comment in Nov 2012, placed it in an pouch and gave it to her 5th class daughter to take to a school. Haas told military it was a mistake and pronounced she was peaceful to compensate a income back.