Former Cagle Fredonia Utility manager charged with theft after audit in Sequatchie County

Former Cagle Fredonia Utility manager charged with theft after audit in Sequatchie County

June 8th, 2011 by Ben Benton in Local - Breaking News

Charlotte Turner, former manager and bookkeeper for the Cagle Fredonia Utility District in Sequatchie County. She was arrested after a state audit showed she allegedly misappropriated almost $33,000 in ratepayer funds.

A former manager and bookkeeper for the Cagle Fredonia Utility District in Sequatchie County has been arrested after an audit revealed she took almost $33,000 in utility district collections, according to a release from the state comptroller's office.

Document: Cagle Fredonia Audit

Audit document

Former utility district manager Charlotte Turner was charged with theft over $10,000 on an indictment in late May by the Sequatchie County grand jury, auditors said.

Document: Cagle Fredonia Exhibit

Exhibit in case against Charlotte Turner

Auditors said Turner admitted to the theft when they interviewed her.

For complete details, see tomorrow's Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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