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For Immediate Release
September 27, 2006
Media Contact:
Kevin Enright 410-576-6357

FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH
STEALING CHRISTMAS PARTY FUND MONEY

Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today the filing of criminal theft charges against Javana Jenkins, a 49-year old former employee of the State Highway Administration. Jenkins, of the 100 block of South Clinton Street in Baltimore, is charged with stealing money from the employee Christmas Party Fund between January 2005 and January 2006.

The maximum penalty for felony theft is 15 years incarceration and a $25,000 fine, while the maximum for misdemeanor theft is 18 months and a fine of $500. The charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. No arraignment date is set yet in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

The case was referred to the Criminal Investigations Division of the Attorney General’s Office by the Internal Audit Unit of the State Highway Administration.

   

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