Woman gets probation for embezzling funds tied to Oregon School District

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OREGON, Ill. (WIFR) -- A woman charged with embezzling funds from an organization tied to the Oregon School District was sentenced to two years of probation.

Angela C. Burgett, 37, was also ordered to pay restitution of $4596.66. She pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor theft charge on Nov. 12, according to court records.

The state also dismissed one count of felony theft in the case. Burgett will either be required start paying $100 increments this month or make a court appearance on Dec. 30.

The Oregon Police Department says Burgett was the treasurer of the Oregon Boosters Club when she used club money for multiple personal expenses between June 2018 and April 2019.

The Booster Club intends to raise funds through different efforts, and then donate funds to the Oregon School District for various activities. It operates independently from the school district.