Former Dickson County Humane Society president steals $75K

Former Dickson County Humane Society president steals $75K (Image 1)
Former Dickson County Humane Society president steals $75K (Image 1)

The former president of the Dickson County Humane Society was taken into police custody on Thursday for stealing thousands of dollars from the organization.

According to authorities, Melissa Standley stole $75,000 intended to help shelter dogs and cats.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said a routine audit revealed the missing funds.

Standley resigned from her position earlier this year.

She is charged with theft and remains jailed on a $5,000 bond.

She is schedule to appear in court September 10.

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