Grand jury indicts Mount Vernon mayor on larceny charges

<p>Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas was indicted by a grand jury on larceny charges Wednesday.</p>

News 12 Staff

May 16, 2018, 9:30 PM

Updated 2,222 days ago

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Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas was indicted by a grand jury on larceny charges Wednesday.
Thomas faces charges of three counts of grand larceny in the third degree, grand larceny in the fourth degree and offering a false instrument for filing in the first and second degree.
Thomas was arrested back in March for allegedly using both his campaign and inaugural account funds to pay his rent, make car payments and purchase a $2,000 Chanel purse.
There is no date on when Thomas will be arraigned on the indictment.


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