Former Hayworth Postmaster Admits Taking Postal Money

Wednesday, September 27th 2006, 8:37 am
By: News On 6

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) -- The former postmaster of the Hayworth Post Office is pleading guilty to misappropriating nearly $5,000 in postal funds.

Terry Diane Stewart of Idabel faces up to five years in prison and a $500,000 in fines after pleading guilty in federal court in Muskogee.

Prosecutors say Stewart took $4,890.67 in postal service money for her personal use.