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Brookville Woman facing felony charges in local booster club theft

BROOKVILLE – Brookville Police have released new details in the case of a Jefferson County woman accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the Brookville Band Booster Club.

 

Carolan Bailey of Brookville is facing felony theft charges, and she is scheduled for a preliminary hearing January 10th. Police say they interviewed Bailey in October and November, after it was discovered that deposits and withdrawals did not balance correctly in the club’s bank account.

Bailey admitted to police that she started taking money from the booster club account in the summer of 2021, however, further investigation revealed that Bailey may have been stealing funds in 2020. Bailey became treasurer of the Brookville Band Booster Club in 2019.