CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Former State Sen. Zeb Little was indicted by a Cullman County grand jury on three counts of felony theft of property.
The 50-year-old former state senator turned himself in to the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office Thursday and was released on a $15,000 bond.
Following an investigation by the Cullman Police Department and the Attorney General’s Office, Attorney General Steve Marshall’s Criminal Trials Division presented evidence to a Cullman County grand jury on February 11, which resulted in the three-count indictment.
After investigation, authorities learned that Little, an attorney, was indicted on three counts of first-degree theft of property for stealing a combined total of more than $25,000 of client trust funds.
If Little is convicted, he faces a potential penalty of two to 20 years on each theft of property count. First-degree theft of property is a class B felony.