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Former Union County Water Rescue Chief Pleads Not Guilty In Court

Terry Green admitted to taking gravel that didn't belong to him, which led to an investigation into the department's bank account.

Posted: Jun 14, 2021 1:55 PM
Updated: Jun 18, 2021 7:30 AM

 Thursday Morning ,Terry Green plead not guilty for both cases, In front of a judge at the Union County District Court. Green is charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking $10,000 or more. 

According to the Affidavit, Green withdrew more than $12,000 cash from 2014-2021 from the Union County Rescue account. It also states he used almost $4,000 in fuel for personal use.

The former chief of the Union County Water Rescue was arrested late Monday morning.

Union County Sheriff Office arrested Terry Green and transported him to Webster County Jail.  The arrest came after an investigation that involved stolen gravel.

According to a press release, on June 1st, deputies investigated the disappearance of gravel along Mt. Vernon Road.  Deputies discovered that the gravel was located along the driveway of Terry Green.  He admitted to taking the gravel was relieved of his duties as Union County Water Rescue Chief.

During the process to find a new chief, Union County Emergency Management Director Rick White viewed the department's bank account and found debits that were suspicious in nature.

White turned them over to Union County Judge-Executive Adam Onan, who agreed to send the audit to the Union County Sheriff Office.

When officials confronted green, he said he used the funds for "old and ends things"

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