Pickensville town clerk arrested for allegedly stealing public funds


PICKENSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — The town clerk of Pickensville was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing public funds.

44-year-old Sidra Simpson was charged with one count of violating Alabama ethics laws.

Simpson has been the Pickensvilletown clerk for the past 10 years. She also served as a magistrate and court clerk.

Authorities have not released the amount was stolen by Simpson.

She is currently being held at the Pickens County Jail on a $20,000 bond.

No other information has been released at this time.

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