Former Teacher Accused Of Theft, Forgery

Published 04/23 2014 10:59AM

Updated 04/23 2014 09:43PM

A former 6th grade teacher in the Wabash Valley is behind bars.

Indiana State Police arrested Melissa McMullen of Rosedale.

McMullen was in charge of some fundraising events at Montezuma Elementary School.

Police say she used more than $2,500 of that money for her personal use.

McMullen was also once the president of the Southwest Parke Education Association.

During that time, police say she used more than $75,000 for personal use.

Police say she later reimbursed that money.

She's being held in the Parke County Jail on $15,000 bond.

She faces four counts of theft and one count of forgery.

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