HILLSVILLE — Prosecutors reached an agreement with a former executive director accused of embezzling from the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce.
During a court appearance Tuesday in Carroll Circuit Court, Roger Thomas Hawthorne, 56, of Hillsville, pleaded guilty to a single count of petit larceny and repaid $20,000 in restitution.
Hawthorne originally was charged with a felony count of embezzlement, but the Commonwealth motioned to have that amended to a misdemeanor charge.
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