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GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) — The trial of a former town treasurer's office employee charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the community is tentatively scheduled to go on trial in October.

Deborah Ball, 64, allegedly stole more than $100,000 in property and excise taxes paid in cash from 2015 to 2018 while working as assistant treasurer/collector in Great Barrington, The Berkshire Eagle reports.

She has pleaded not guilty to larceny and embezzlement charges and is free on personal recognizance. She was fired in March 2019. Her attorney has not commented.

She allegedly stole taxpayer money through a Ponzi scheme in which she would hide cash shortfalls by applying other tax payments made by check, according to investigators.

Whether her trial in Berkshire Superior Court starts in October depends on several factors, including a backup of cases due to COVID-19 and the availability of jurors, court officials said.

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are looking for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Boost Mobile store on the West Side.

The robbery happened Saturday around 8 p.m. in the 2100 block of Zarzamora Street.

Police said two men entered the store and forced a female employee into a corner, stole from her and took money from the cash register.

One of the men was armed with a handgun at the time of the incident, but no injuries were reported.

Both of the men fled the location on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, authorities said.

The search for the suspects is still ongoing. Currently, police are using surveillance video to help track them down.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more details as they become available.

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