Treasurer of Parent Teacher Group Charged with Theft

According to the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office during the month of July 2021, Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Division, in cooperation with the Superintendent of the Garrett County Public School System and the Principal of Yough Glades Elementary School, conducted a joint investigation relating to theft of funds from the Yough Glades Elementary School Parent Teacher Group.  

     The investigation revealed that funds were stolen from the PTG account in the amount of $4,000.00 by the treasurer of the group.  

     The investigation resulted in Search Warrants and Subpoenas for bank account records, and transactions.  

     As a result of the investigation, an arrest warrant was obtained for Amber Marie McComas, 28 years old, Loch Lynn, for Theft.  

     On August 31, 2021, Amber McComas was arrested for Theft.  She was transported to the Garrett County Detention Center, where she was later released on her own recognizance after appearing before a District Court Commissioner.