Boeke Sentenced

October 30, 2014-

Jane M. Boeke of Minster was director of religious education for 19 years at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster and St. Joseph in Egypt until she was let go in June of 2013. Bookkeeping discrepancies were noticed by church officials, who hired a forensic accountant to look into the discrepancies.  Minster Police were contacted and the investigation was turned over to the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Boeke pleaded guilty in September to two counts of theft totaling $190,000. Boeke was ordered to pay restitution, including $19,556 for cost of the forensic accountant,  was sentenced to 360 days in jail and up to five years of probation.

Courtesy of Lima News