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Princeton school employee charged with embezzlement

Posted April 11, 2014

Kelly Jean Mills, 36, of Quince Court in Smithfield

— An office worker at Princeton Elementary School is accused of siphoning $2,600 from the school, investigators said Friday.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office has charged Kelly Jean Mills, 36, of Quince Court in Smithfield, with embezzlement. School system officials said Mills was hired in 1999 and worked as head secretary and bookkeeper for the school.

Mills was released from the Johnston County jail on a $30,000 bond. She was also suspended with pay from the school system pending the outcome of the investigation.

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  • 678devilish Apr 14, 2014

    She should have been fired but she should have to pay every cent of the $2,600 back to the school with interest. She knew right from wrong. Yet they thought they was hiring the right persons. Wrong, now you see. So I pray justice will be served here.