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Booster Club Officer Charged With Theft of Funds

Posted May 8, 2007 11:12 a.m. EDT

— The former treasurer of a high school booster club faces charges for stealing from the group.

A Durham County grand jury Monday afternoon indicted Deborah Pugh, who had volunteered at Southern High School in Durham.

Police charged Pugh with altering checks to steal $25,000. They investigated after a school auditor found discrepancies.