Ex Water Manager Enters Not Guilty Plea To Theft Charge
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
The former manager of Benton County Water District 1 pleaded not guilty to stealing money from the district. Wayne Allen of Garfield is charged with theft of property, a class B felony punishable with a prison sentence ranging from five to 20 years. He entered his plea last Monday morning during an arraignment before Judge Robin Green. Allen was arrested June 22 after an investigation was launched into the theft of money the water district received from the sale of old brass water meters.
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News, Pages 7 on 08/12/2009