Arrest warrant issued for former MS Booster Club president

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

An arrest warrant has been issued for Heather Renee Ramsey of Mammoth Spring. The charge filed by Fulton County Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden was Theft of Property, a class C felony in Arkansas.

In the statement filed with the Circuit Court of Fulton County, Ramsey is identified as a former president of the Mammoth Spring Booster Club, an organization that raises money for the athletics department of the Mammoth Spring School District. It is alleged in the filing that while serving as president of the Booster club from January of 2013 to October of 2014, several thousand dollars intended for donation to the school district was instead withdrawn from the club account at the Simmons First National Bank. Discrepancies in the checking account were reported to authorities by Lisa Powell, the current president of the Booster Club, conducted a self audit of the account funds.

According to Special Agent David Small of the Arkansas State Police, a total of $4,979.73 was illegally taken by Ramsey, who, as president, was in control of the bank account in question between January 2013 and October of this year. The amount is the total of the alleged illegal transactions during Ramsey's time as president of the club.

A warrant was issued for her arrest on Nov. 12 in Fulton County. Class C felony charges in Arkansas carry a minimum punishment of three years and a maximum of 10, with fines not to exceed $10,000.

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