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Former Grant Town Mayor Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

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Robert Riggs Jr. Robert Riggs Jr.

The former mayor of Grant Town has pleaded guilty to three felony charges.

Robert Riggs Jr. embezzled $9,000 from the local volunteer fire department.

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

Marion County Prosecuting Attorney Pat Wilson said Riggs pleaded guilty to forgery and uttering, too.

He'll be sentenced on August 19.