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December 12, 2017  

Former Poweshiek County Clerk
Charged with Theft 2nd Degree

-- In February of 2017 the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation’s Major Crime Unit in reference to the discovery of misappropriated funds at the sheriff’s office. 

As a result of an investigation conducted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Iowa State Auditor’s Office, MEGAN LYNNE STRONG, a former clerk of the sheriff’s office was charged with Theft 2nd Degree, a Class D Felony.  STRONG is suspected of taking between $4,000.00-$4,500.00 in cash receipts from the sheriff’s office.  The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has been asked to assist with the prosecution of STRONG.

Media Contact:
S.A.C. Richard Rahn
563-370-5109 - cell

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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