published Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Gordon Lee High secretary arrested, accused of stealing from school fund

A Gordon Lee High School secretary was arrested on January 10th on charges of stealing money from the school fund which included money raised in honor of a student killed in a car accident.

Lorrie Edwards was charged with theft by taking after she turned herself in to the Walker County jail, Chickamauga Police Chief Michael Haney said.

Police began to investigate the missing funds in November after more than $2,000 was reported to be missing.

The missing money included funds raised in honor of Jordan Queen.

Edwards says she is being falsely accused but declined further comment.

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