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Monongahela woman accused of Girl Scout cookies theft

Karen M. Burton

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Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

MONONGAHELA – A Monongahela woman is accused of failing to pay for 150 boxes of Girl Scout cookies she ordered.

Karen M. Burton, 44, of 521 Park Ave., is charged with theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received for allegedly failing to pay $600 owed to her daughter's Girl Scout troop for cookies.

According to the affidavit of probable cause filed at the Monongahela office of Magisterial District Judge Mark Wilson, troop leader Melissa Schuster reported to police Burton failed to pay for the cookies.

Burton allegedly told police she paid $200 toward the cookies, but said she did not know if she had any receipts, according to the affidavit. Burton said she also made payments to Sue Jenkins of the Western Pa. Girl Scout Association. Jenkins also told police she hadn't received any payments, according to the affidavit. Police said Burton failed to provide any receipts during the investigation.

Burton was arraigned Wednesday by Wilson and remanded to the Washington County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 cash bond.

She faces a prelimimary hearing at 10:15 a.m. Oct. 17.

 

 
 


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