Former Springfield PTA Leader Pleads to Theft

Posted: Jul 2, 2013 6:12 AM by Associated Press

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SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A former Springfield PTA leader has pleaded guilty to stealing as part of a tentative plea agreement.

The Springfield News-Leader reports that 30-year-old Jordan Lyndsay Joy-Peck faced two counts of felony stealing in the theft of at least $500 from both the Wanda Gray Elementary PTA and the school's Girl Scouts troop. The total amount she's accused of stealing has not been disclosed.

Joy-Peck pleaded guilty to one count of felony stealing Monday. Under the plea agreement, she could be placed on probation or given a suspended sentence. It also calls for her to pay restitution of about $2,500 to the PTA.

If convicted, she faced up to seven years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000 on each count.

Sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 26.

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