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March 13, 2014
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President of Pleasant Valley Elementary School Parent Club accused of embezzlement


A Penn Valley woman serving as president of the Pleasant Valley Elementary School District Parent Club was arrested Wednesday after she reportedly embezzled $11,000 from the organization.

Members of the parent club realized the theft after checking the group’s account, said Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal.

There should have been about $8,500 in the account and there was only $500, Royal said.

It eventually was determined during the investigation that the group’s president, Michelle Renee Huni, had taken about $11,000 from the account since October, Royal said.

Huni, 35, reportedly spent the money on a cell phone, groceries, for cash and other purchases.

She was taken into custody on suspicion of embezzlement, booked and released on $10,000 bail.

To contact City Editor Liz Kellar, email lkellar@theunion.com or call 530-477-4229.


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