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Kanawha Co. School Employees Charged with Stealing

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Kanawha County Schools

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Four workers have been charged with stealing food and supplies from a Kanawha County high school.

   Troopers arrested 59-year-old Debra Kay Stump of Charleston, 53-year-old Christine Buckley of Glasgow, 59-year-old Thomas Alfred Osborne of Cedar Grove and Linda Oda on Tuesday. Each is charged with fraudulent schemes, embezzlement and conspiracy.
 
     All four work at Riverside High School. State police say Stump is the cafeteria manager, Buckley is head cook, Oda is chief custodian and Osborne is a custodian.
 
     State police say the workers stole thousands of dollars' worth of food and supplies, including turkeys, hams and cleaning items. The thefts occurred over several years.


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