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Investigation results in arrest of former Kingston city clerk

A three year investigation has resulted in the arrest of the former city clerk of Kingston, Michele Jones on theft charges.

Jones allegedly took $30,000 from the city, according to reports.

Five years ago former Kingston City Clerk Samantha Silvers was sentenced to a four year prison term on 86 counts of theft by taking, totaling in over $62,000.

A GBI investigation was sparked back in 2012 when former Kingston Police Chief Clay Patterson alerted the agency of issues within his department.

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