ISP: Woman arrested for embezzling thousands from church

Phyllis Jones (Source: ISP)
Phyllis Jones (Source: ISP)

Posted by Kelsey Wheatcroft - email

PIKE CO, IN (WFIE) -  Indiana State Police have arrested a former treasurer of an Petersburg, Ind. church.

After an investigation, ISP says 68-year-old Phyllis Jones embezzled over $257,000 from the Gospel Center Church.

Jones was arrested after she turned herself in at the Pike County Jail.

She was later released after posting bond.

The alleged misappropriation of funds started in January 2003, with the most recent incident occurring in April.

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