PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - The treasurer of an endowment for scholarships for African-American students has been arrested and accused of embezzling more than $10,000.
Danny W. Fugate was arrested at his home around 3 p.m. on Jan. 11, according to Paducah Police.
He was arrested on a warrant charging him with theft by unlawful taking.
Members of the Board of Directors of the McCracken Co. Community Career Endowment they suspected a theft of funds.
An investigation by a Paducah detective showed Fugate reportedly took more than $10,000 according to police.
Fugate was taken to the McCracken County Jail. The investigation is ongoing.