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South Pittsburg Housing Authority employee charged with theft of property

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Leslie Jackson is charged with one count theft of property between $1,000 - $10,000. 

The alleged victim is a South Pittsburg Housing Authority, her former employer. The initial report came from auditors contracted by SPHA.  

They notified state comptroller's office which conducted an in-depth investigation. They presented the case to grand jury on Monday, the investigation time frame is from October 2012 - July 2013. 

It alleges she took funds from the SPHA.  

Jackson turned herself in Thursday night and at this time is out of jail.  

Jackson's arraignment is scheduled for Friday, June 12.

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