(PORTLAND PRESS-HERALD) -- ROCKLAND — A local woman has been charged with stealing more than $25,000 from a Rockland church.
Sarah N. Crane, 41, of South Thomaston, was arrested Monday afternoon Feb. 24 by Rockland police and charged with felony theft, and misdemeanor forgery. She was taken to the Knox County Jail in Rockland and made her initial appearance Wednesday in the Knox County court where Judge Paul Mathews set bail at $5,000 unsecured.
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According to an affidavit filed in court by Rockland Police Detective Alex Gaylor, police were contacted on Jan. 13 by officials with the Rockland Congregational Church who suspected Crane had embezzled money from the church.