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For Immediate Release
November 22, 2006
Media Contact:
Kevin Enright 410-576-6357

FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE GUILTY OF STEALING CHRISTMAS PARTY FUND MONEY

Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today that Javana Jenkins, a 49-year-old former employee of the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA), was found guilty in Baltimore Circuit Court of stealing money from the SHA Christmas Party Fund between January 2005 and January 2006. The Honorable Judge Gale E. Rasin sentenced Jenkins to 18 months (all suspended) and placed her on 18 months probation.

According to the Statement of Facts, Jenkins, of the 100 block of South Clinton Street in Baltimore, admitted using the Christmas Party Fund for personal expenditures including a debt to a collection agency and a purchase from an online genealogy service. Ms. Jenkins was terminated from her job. All of the stolen money has been returned to SHA.

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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