WAYNE CO., GA (WTOC) - A Wayne County Grand jury indicted two former City of Screven officials on Wednesday evening.
Former mayor Melvin Boyett and former city clerk Janet Royal have been indicted on a felony count of theft by taking. Royal is also being indicted for making false statements. Royal's bond has been set at $2,500 and Boyett's bond is $25,000.
The indictment comes five months after the City of Screven requested an investigation into possible missing money from the city.
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