FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The former head of a Frederick charity that employed developmentally disabled adults is going to jail for refusing to cooperate with an investigation into its failure.
The Frederick News-Post reports that Jeanne Dalaba was sentenced Tuesday for contempt.READ MORE: FDA, CDC Recommend ‘Pause’ For Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Clot Reports
The former director of the Jeanne Bussard Center could spend six months in jail unless she produces missing computer and business records, repays the center $51,000 and reimburses a court-appointed receiver for chasing down false leads.READ MORE: Baltimore City Police Search For Missing 86-Year-Old Woman
She also could face perjury charges for lying under oath and creating false documents.
Dalaba testified in October that the board voted to close the center, pay her $49,000 and give her three used cars. An investigator found that two of the three board members she named didn’t exist.MORE NEWS: COVID In Maryland: 985 New Cases, Hospitalizations Slightly Down Monday
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