Former Durand library director sentenced

Published: Jul. 7, 2020 at 4:21 PM CDT
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PEPIN COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - The former Durand library director has been sentenced in Pepin County Court after a guilty plea to theft.

Court records show Patricia Blount will serve four years of probation since her sentence was withheld. She pleaded guilty to a charge of theft-business setting >$10,000-$100,000.

The City of Durand noticed “questionable activity” on the library’s accounts and after a review of the financial records, Blount was placed on administrative leave. She eventually retired as library director.

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