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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Former Flesherton Legion Treasurer Charged

Flesherton | by Kevin Bernard  

Earl Clarence Woolery III faces numerous charges relating to theft and fraud

The former Treasurer of the Royal Canadian Legion in Flesherton is facing theft charges.

52 year old Earl Clarence Woolery III of Grey Highlands was wanted on an outstanding warrant and he turned himself in to Grey county OPP in Chatsworth last Wednesday.

Back on February 11th, police were called by the President of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #333 in Flesherton, about a theft of approximately $16,000.  

An independent forensic financial audit was conducted.

As a result of the investigation, an arrest warrant was obtained for the accused after he failed to meet with police.

 Woolery faces charges of:
 - Theft Over $5000
 - Fraud Over $5000
 - Falsification Books and Documents - Fraudulent Intent
- Criminal Breach of Trust
 - Unlawful Use of Military Uniforms - Wear a Distinctive Mark

 He is scheduled to appear in court in Owen Sound on August 9th.

 Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Grey county OPP or crime stoppers.


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