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TBI Arrests Long-time City of Collinwood Employee for Theft

Press Release from Tennessee Bureau of Investigation; Jan. 17, 2012:

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested a long-time City of Collinwood employee after she was indicted by the Wayne County Grand Jury last week.

Sherry Gallien, 50, of Collinwood, Tenn. was indicted on one count of theft over $60,000 and arrested on Thursday, January 12, 2012. TBI initiated the investigation on April 25, 2011 after being requested by the District Attorney General. The funds that went missing, between July 2008 and September 2010, totaled approximately $83,000 and were discovered as a result of an audit by the State of Tennessee Comptroller’s office. Gallien has worked for the City of Collinwood for 33 years and remains in her current position as clerk.

Gallien was booked into the Wayne County Jail on a $20,000.

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