CHICAGO (CBS) — A New Trier High employee has been charged with stealing more than $10,000 from the north suburban school.
Jeanine M. Brooks, 36, was charged with theft over $10,000, official misconduct and unlawful use of an account number, according to Winnetka police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
Brooks was employed as an activities assistant at New Trier, police said. School officials discovered the fraudulent activity and notified police, who executed a search warrant at Brooks’ home in the 8500 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue in Chicago.READ MORE: Storm, Lincoln Park Zoo Harbor Seal, Celebrates 14th Birthday With Special 'Cake'
The theft happened during the current school year, police said.
Brooks was ordered held on a $25,000 bond Friday, according to police. She is next scheduled to appear at the Skokie courthouse Thursday.MORE NEWS: On One-Year Anniversary Of Botched Smokestack Demolition, Little Village Community Leaders Call For Jobs, Better Environmental Protection
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