By: KDKA-TV News Staff
AVONMORE BOROUGH (KDKA) – The former secretary of Avonmore Borough has been accused of stealing $54,000 from the borough.READ MORE: College Students Across Western Pennsylvania Celebrate Commencement In Person
Rebecca Steele was arrested on Wednesday, according to the Trib.READ MORE: 100 Years Of The Double Dip: Kennywood Reopens And Celebrates Milestone For The Jack Rabbit
According to Westmoreland County detectives, Steele had made dozens of electronic transfers from the borough’s general fund.
Steele reportedly told authorities that she “messed up” and had used the money she stole to help pay her bills.MORE NEWS: First Week Of Landmark Trial Against Opioid Distributors In West Virginia Comes To An End
She has been suspended from the job.