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Former Grant Town Mayor Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement Charges

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Robert Riggs Jr. Robert Riggs Jr.

The former mayor of Grant Town has pleaded not guilty to embezzlement charges.

Robert Riggs Jr. is accused of embezzling $9,000 from the local volunteer fire department.

State Police said the Marion County grand jury indicted Riggs earlier this month.

Riggs' trial is set for November 28.

State Police said Riggs fraudulently cashed checks from fire department accounts.

Riggs admitted to writing and cashing checks during an interview, according to state police.