Indiana AFGE Secretary-Treasurer Pleads Guilty; Sentenced

afge logo_0On September 7, Carlton Woodcox, former secretary-treasurer for American Federation of Government Employees Local 2150, pleaded guilty in Dubois County (Indiana) Superior Court to one count of theft in the amount of $30,859 from the Jasper, Ind.-based union.  A month later, on October 6, he was sentenced to 360 days of probation, eight days in jail (previously served) and 80 hours of community service.  He also was ordered to pay full restitution.  Woodcox, 56, a resident of Jasper, had been charged in a two-count information in June with stealing $32,787.  Local 2150 represents employees of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.  The actions follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.