Georgia Security, Police and Fire Professionals Financial Secretary Sentenced

Police officerOn December 1, Dianne Drawdy, former financial secretary of Security Police Fire Professionals of America Local 576, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia to six months imprisonment and three years of supervised release for embezzlement of $17,900 from the Baxley-based union. She also will have to pay $18,818.74 in restitution. Drawdy pled guilty in July. The sentencing follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.