Church employee charged with theft in Gallatin

Church employee charged with theft in Gallatin

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GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) - An employee of a church in Middle Tennessee has been charged with stealing from the congregation.

WSMV-TV (http://bit.ly/XPJ6TQ ) reported Saturday that Crystal Lynn Dycus was charged with theft of property over $60,000 and money laundering.

Sumner County Sheriff Sonny Weatherford said Dycus is accused of stealing $165,000 from the Douglas Chapel United Methodist Church in Gallatin over the past year and a half.

Investigators said Dycus used church funds to make home mortgage payments and tan at local tanning salons.

She is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 22 on the charges.

 

Information from: WSMV-TV, http://www.wsmv.com/

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