Posted: Aug 23, 2012 3:11 PM by Ian Auzenne
A Berwick councilwoman has turned herself in on theft and forgery charges. Penny Crappell is accused of stealing St. Mary Parish School Board funds while working as the secretary and bookkeeper at Berwick Elementary School. State police detectives say they found 53 different transactions Crappell made to steal a total of $58,000. They also say Crappell forged a co-worker's name in some of those transactions.