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Mayor of Parowan charged with theft

Southern Utah

IRON COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News)- The mayor of Parowan has been charged with theft.

According to a press release from the Cedar City Police Department, Mayor Preston Griffiths is accused of taking “inventory from a previous employee at a discounted rate”.

After the Cedar City Police Department investigated, the Iron County Attorney’s Office found probable cause and charged Griffiths with a Class A misdemeanor theft.

Charging documents say the value of the property was more than $500, but less than $1,500.

He is scheduled to appear in court on March 26th.

Details behind the alleged theft were not released. 

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