Former school principal’s trial for embezzlement re-scheduled
Published: May 31,2013
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HERNANDO — Former Olive Branch Middle School principal Mike McCoy, who was indicted on conspiracy and embezzlement charges, will be now be tried in August.
The Commercial Appeal reports McCoy’s trial was scheduled for trial next week.
McCoy’s trial date is now set for Aug. 19 in DeSoto County Circuit Court in Hernando. If he enters a plea, the plea date has been set for Aug. 13.
McCoy, former assistant principal Audrey Brooke Phillips and former bookkeeper Kelli McGowen were indicted for conspiracy to embezzle and embezzlement by a public employee.
The three are accused of taking more than $10,000 from various school accounts.
McGowen and Phillips have each applied for DeSoto County’s Pretrial Diversion program for nonviolent, first-time offenders. Their applications are pending.
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