Former animal shelter director accused of stealing more than $88k

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office has charged former director of Macon Purrs and Paws Anne Brennaman with theft by taking.

The investigation revealed the 59-year-old Brennaman used money that was supposed to be for business expenses and used it for personal reasons.

Brennaman turned over her license and resigned from Macon Purrs and Paws.

A standard compliance review revealed inconsistencies with invoices and paperwork Brennaman filled out.

She’s accused of stealing $88,848.74.

The IRS says Macon Purrs and Paws in a non-profit organization.

It rescues and shelters cats waiting to be adopted.

Donations provide the cats with veterinarian care, shelter and food.

Brennaman was responsible for handling the paperwork and funds associated with the shelter.

Bond has been set at $4050.

This case is still under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 and ask to leave a message for the on-call Crimes Against Property Investigator, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

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