Former city recorder faces stealing charges - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Former city recorder faces stealing charges

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(WMC-TV) - A former Mid-South city recorder is now indicted and waking up behind bars.

According to investigators, Shawanda Taylor West is accused of stealing funds from the city of Gibson.

Police confronted her in June 2012 and found money in her hand from the cash drawer.

The city is now missing over $20,000.

A Tennessee Bureau Investigation revealed West also took cash payments from people paying traffic citations and from the Gibson water department.

West is in jail on a $50,000 bond.

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