The treasurer of a Bartow County charity has been arrested after allegedly embezzling church funds.
Nicole Abernathy, age 35, of Emerson, was arrested and charged with the theft of approximately $20,492 from the Trinity United Methodist Church located at 824 West Avenue in Cartersville, Cartersville Police Chief Thomas Culpepper said in a news release.
Abernathy was the treasurer of an organization called God’s Little Sprouts
and had allegedly embezzled funds out of an account in the amount of $20,492, Culpeppere reported.
The incidents began
in June 2010 and contin-ued through August 2011, Culpepper reported.
Abernathy was arrested and charged with 55 counts of theft by conversion, according to Culpepper.