JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - A former bookkeeper at South Pontotoc School was recently sentenced for stealing money from the school.
The state auditor's office says a judge sentenced Dianne Barefield to two years of house arrest and ordered her to pay more than $64,000, which covered the stolen money, interest and costs in recovering the cash.
The sentence stems from a gulity plea to one count of embezzlement.
Barefield worked for the school from 1999 to 2014.
The case against her started when a complaint was made about missing money from school club and activity accounts.
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