WINCHESTER, Conn. — A Maine woman has been arrested after police say she embezzled thousands of dollars from a Connecticut parent-teacher organization while she served as treasurer.

Police charged Jeni Shean, 41, who now lives in Pittston, Maine, with second-degree larceny on Nov. 18. Authorities launched an investigation after receiving a complaint in May from the Winchester Parent Teacher Organization about discrepancies in their records.

Police say Shean embezzled close to $13,000 between 2013 and 2016. She denied the accusations when officers showed up to her home in Maine, but police say they found multiple checks written for cash from the organization’s checking account.

Shean was released after posting $10,000 non-surety bail pending her arraignment Monday before the Superior Court in Torrington, according to the Winchester Register Citizen website.

Court records don’t list an attorney for her.


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