Wise County

Former town manager indicted

WISE COUNTY, Va. - Former Coeburn, Virginia town manager Loretta Mays was indicted by a Wise County Grand Jury on more than 130 charges.

According to court records, Mays is charged with 135 counts that include forgery, uttering and embezzlement.

The indictment accuses her of taking money from Lays Hardware for the Performing Arts Center.

Mays was fired from her job as town manager in April.

Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney, Ron Elkins, and Virginia State Police are looking at an audit of the town's finances.

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