Update from the Culver City Patch:
A preliminary hearing for Cheryl Noda, charged with stealing $23,700 in funds from the El Rincon Elementary School PTA in November 2011, was continued again Monday morning, following a request from her attorney.
Noda was scheduled to appear at the Airport Branch Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. However, the hearing – already held over from May 18 – has now been pushed back till Aug. 2.
Noda was charged April 12 with two counts of grand theft by embezzlement, one count of second-degree commercial burglary and two counts of forgery. She has pleaded not guilty to the charges
Original Post — May 19, 2012:
I don’t think I’ve had three PTA embezzlement stories on the Chain Gang Blog’s front page before. For the record, it stinks. This case comes out of Culver City, California and involves $23,000 in missing funds. The twist in this case: Former El Rincon Elementary School PTA treasurer Cheryl Noda has been charged with commercial burglary in addtion to the other usual crimes.