Former Maple Heights school secretary released from jail
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The former Maple Heights school secretary convicted of theft from office after stealing more than $40,000 in school funds has been released from jail.
There was a hearing on Karla Hopkins’ motion seeking judicial release late Monday and the motion to modify the sentence was approved.
Hopkins was given a blended sentenced of 43 days at a local jail and five years of community control.
Judge Rick Bell then gave her credit for time already served and released Hopkins from jail.
Hopkins must pay $42,673.72 in restitution to Maple Heights High School, obtain a job and not gamble.
She must also participate in the gambler’s anonymous program.
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