Princeton school employee charged with embezzlement
Posted April 11
Princeton, N.C. — 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.