- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

LITCHFIELD, N.H. (AP) - Prosecutors have reached a plea deal with a former principal accused of embezzling more than $150,000 from a private school in Litchfield.

The Nashua Telegraph reports (https://bfpne.ws/1o3bkuA) that 37-year-old Shannon Dannible of Amesbury, Massachsetts, has filed court paperwork agreeing to admit to a single count of theft from the Saint Francis Assisi Parish School, where she worked from 2007 to 2011.

She was accused of writing checks to herself, withdrawing cash from school accounts and using school funds to pay personal debts. The plea deal calls for her spend 2 ½ to 11 years in prison and to repay the money.

The school’s current principal says school operations were not affected by the theft.

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Information from: The Telegraph, https://www.nashuatelegraph.com

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