ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A former teacher in southwestern Oregon who stole more than $80,000 from the Riddle School District has been sentenced to pay the money back as well as spend a week in jail.
The News-Review reports 47-year-old Jennifer Lynn of Medford was sentenced Monday after previously pleading guilty to nine counts of theft in Douglas County Circuit Court.
Lynn is required to pay nearly $83,000 in restitution that she stole from the district while she was a teacher. Prosecutor Steve Hoddle's office says the school district gave Lynn the ability to purchase supplies with a credit card, but she started taking advantage of it by stealing money.
Lynn is also not allowed to gamble, will serve five years of probation and has agreed to undergo gambling evaluation and treatment.
She apologized in court.
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