Germantown Clerk Admits Theft of City Funds

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A deputy court clerk in Germantown has resigned and an audit of city funds will be turned over to the district attorney’s office.
A city spokesman stated in a news release on Tuesday that Janet Donnell resigned after the accounting manager discovered a discrepancy.
City officials said Donnell admitted the theft and is cooperating with investigators, according to The Commercial Appeal (
Germantown City Administrator Patrick Lawton declined to say how much money was missing,
Donnell, of Memphis, is 44 years old and made nearly $41,000 annually.

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