Ex-treasurer sentenced for stealing $24k

Susan Rothenberger
Mug shot of Susan Rothenberger courtesy the Allen County Sheriff's Department.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  A woman who was the treasurer for a grade school PTA in Fort Wayne has been sentenced for the theft of more than $24,000 back in 2012.

Susan M. Rothenberger was handed a three year sentence of which one year was suspended by an Allen County judge on Monday.

An audit of the Arlington Elementary School PTA account showed that Rothenberger had used a debit card which was solely in her name to withdraw cash which led to her arrest in October of 2013.  She pleaded guilty in March of this year.

As part of the sentence Rothenberger has been ordered to pay back the money to the Arlington Elementary PTA.

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