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.