08 - 19 - 2013 State Attorney General file charges against McAlisterville woman
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Friday the filing of theft charges against a state worker from McAlisterville. Investigators say Marylinda Freyermuth stole more than $15,000 in state money, and spent it on herself and her family. Kane said Freyermuth is a Department of Conservation and Natural Resources employee working at the Bald Eagle State Forest office where she collected money from people for wood and stone permits. In addition,she used a state credit card to make $2,614.24 in purchases for herself and her family. Freyermuth faces charges of one count of theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received, one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, one count access device fraud and one count of conflict of interest. She was arraigned in Union County and released on $50,000 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing is tentatively scheduled for 9:30 am on Aug. 27.