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Fulton County employee turns self in for theft

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An employee of the Fulton County Soil Conservation District turned herself in to the sheriff's department for stealing from the district.

According to the sheriff's department, they were not aware of the theft until Tatia D. Bradshaw, 48, of Clinton, Ky. showed up at the department on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Bradshaw, who was with her legal counsel, said she was directed to turn herself in by the Fulton County Attorney, Rick Major.

Major told the sheriff that Bradshaw was to be cited in the next Fulton County District Court session on Aug. 23.

Bradshaw faces a charge of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition All Others $10,000 or more but under $100,000.

Board members met in June to review an audit that showed a discrepancy in funds for the 2015-2016 budget.

According to the sheriff's department, Bradshaw showed the sheriff a cancelled check for $11,940 that showed where the missing money had been repaid.

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