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Sale City officials plead guilty

April 16, 2003

Sale City - A former mayor and fire department treasurer admitted to stealing money from their volunteer fire department.

Former Sale City Mayor and Fire Chief, Charles Burch, plead guilty to seven counts of theft by taking. He was sentenced to 10 years on probation.

The former City Clerk and Fire Department Treasurer, Judy Howell, recently plead guilty to two counts of theft by taking. She was sentenced to five years on probation.

Both turned themselves in last fall. They were convicted of endorsing fire department checks to buy personal items.

posted at 6:40PM by kathryn.simmons@walb.com

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