Maria Nicholas now faces charges of theft

Maria Nicholas now faces charges of theft. Photo from Facebook public profile

The police have charged the clerk of the Soufriere Village Council with the theft of EC$31,860.90.

Police PRO, Inspector John Carbon, said the money was stolen from the office of the Village Council between June 25 and December 2, 2013.

She has been identified a Maria Norelle Nicholas, 34, of Soufriere.

Carbon said during the course of investigations by the police, EC$8545.00 was recovered.

Nicholas is expected to appear before a Roseau Magistrate today (Friday).