Ex-official of Wis. sports league accused of theft - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Ex-official of Wis. sports league accused of theft

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -

The former treasurer of a Fox Valley youth sports league has pleaded not guilty to allegations that he embezzled nearly $20,000 from the organization to support a gambling addiction.

A Post-Crescent of Appleton report (http://post.cr/UZm9si ) says Rodney K. Schreiber Jr. entered the plea Monday to felony theft, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 5 years.

Prosecutors say the 41-year-old withdrew nearly $14,000 from the league account using mostly casino ATMs. He's also accused of using league money to buy a computer without permission.

Schreiber had been the only person authorized to withdraw money from the account. League officials say they now have several people overseeing the financial accounts.

Defense attorney David Templeton says he thinks a plea agreement will be reached, avoiding the need for a trial.

 

Information from: The Post-Crescent, http://www.postcrescent.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.