Arrest photo of Carla Jo Yancy
(Photo: Tom Green County Jail)
SAN ANGELO — A former official employed by the San Angelo Cowboy Church was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the organization, records state.
A Tom Green County Grand Jury indicted Carla Jo Yancy in connection with a third-degree felony theft of taking currency valued at $30,000 or more, but less than $150,000, from the San Angelo Cowboy Church, according to the indictment.
Yancy was accused of theft on multiple dates from a three-year period beginning February 2015 until August 2018, records state.
An online LinkedIn profile for Yancy listed her employment with the San Angelo Cowboy Church as a Finance Administrator beginning September 2009 until present.
The Standard-Times reached out to officials at the San Angelo Cowboy Church who stated Yancy is no longer employed with their organization.
According to her LinkedIn page, Yancy's responsibilities as a Finance Administrator for San Angelo Cowboy Church included:
At about 5 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2019, deputies with the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office arrested and booked Yancy into jail, records state.
Yancy was released from jail at 1:28 p.m. that same day on a $10,000 personal-recognizance bond, according to online jail records.
As of April 3, online judicial records do not yet show when Yancy will next appear in court.