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Former town clerk in Labrador gets jail time for theft

Holly Flowers, left, and Timothy Blake are being charged with allegedly stealing $72,000 from the Town of North West River.
Holly Flowers, left, was sentenced to three months in jail for her role in stealing $72,000 from the Town of North West River. Her co-accused, Timothy Blake (right) is next scheduled to appear in court on July 22. - FACEBOOK PHOTO

Holly Flowers was sentenced on July 16 to three months in jail for her part in stealing $72,000 from the coffers of the town of North West River in Labrador.

Flowers, a former clerk with the town, pleaded guilty in February to theft over $5,000, theft under $5,000, and breach of public trust by a public officer.

Following her incarceration, Flowers will be on probation for 18 months. She was also ordered to pay $20,000 back to the town of North West River.

Timothy Blake, a former councillor, is also facing a charge of theft over $5,000 relating to the missing money. Blake is scheduled to return to court on July 22 on that charge and an unrelated charge of uttering threats.


Former North West River town clerk pleads guilty to theft

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