AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — A Former employee of the Maverick Boys and Girls Club, Kimber Daniel, 60, has pleaded guilty to theft of property and was sentenced to 3 years of probation.
According to court documents obtained from the Potter County District Clerk, Daniel pleaded guilty to theft of property valuing $2,500 or more but less than $30,000 from the Maverick Boys and Girls Club between Dec. 5, 2014 and May 1, 2017.
In a statement the Maverick Boys and Girls Club said:
During the 87 years that the organization has served the community, the most important priorities of the Maverick Boys & Girls Club of Amarillo have been the safety and protection of the children we serve and the responsible stewardship of the resources entrusted to us by donors. The board of directors of the Maverick Boys & Girls Club of Amarillo is aware of the arrest of a former employee charged with the alleged misappropriation of Club funds. Upon learning of these allegations in 2018, the organization cooperated fully with authorities involved in the investigation, and the board implemented a rigorous evaluation of all management policies and procedures to further strengthen and safeguard the organization’s finances and operations.Maverick Boys & Girls Club
The Maverick Club continued saying, as this is an active investigation, they are unable to comment further at this time.
Court documents said Daniel accepted a plea bargain and pleaded guilty in July 2021, and was sentenced to 3 years probation and will need to pay a $500 fine and nearly $33,000 in restitutions.