Former Columbus-Lowndes Airport Manager arrested for embezzlement

The former manager of the Columbus-Lowndes County Airport has been arrested for embezzlement.

Posted: Thu May 24 17:45:37 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu May 24 17:45:38 PDT 2018

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triangle concerning a formerairport manager charged with embezzlement. as we learn this half hour... this apparently is not his first crime. wtva's rebecca butcher joins us with what we know from authorities on the case. stolen fuel, airplanes and an arrest. the former manager here at the lowndes columbus airport is said to have taken fuel while he worked here a few years ago. he was just charged this week. ." fifty-three year old billy glen scarborough used to be a manger here at the lowdnes columbus airport. he was last employed here startingfebruary 2012... he was soon let go. (standup) an according to the state auditors office mr. scarborough took over 2 thousand gallons of diesel fuel from the airport..they say it was for personal use. scarborough was fired according to the mississippi state auditor's office in 2014...in august of that year he was arrested for the theft of airplane parts..and charged with grand larceny. scarborough was released outon his bond. at 6, hear what the community thinks about this case. stay with us for the latest. live in columbus rb wtva nine news tupelo police ask for your
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