Former Treasurer Accused of Stealing Thousands of Dollars From Tenth Street School PTO

The Dubois County Free Press Contributed to This Report 

JASPER -- A Jasper woman has been arrested on felony charges after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the Tenth Street Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization.

The Dubois County Free Press reports 37-year-old Ellen Tubbs of Jasper stole over $17,000 from the group while she served as its treasurer between August of 2016 and this past October.

Investigators say Tubbs wrote checks from the club account and deposited the money into her own account.

She’s charged with ten felony counts of theft and seven misdemeanor counts of theft.