CORINTH - A local pastor has been arrested and charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Corinth bank where he worked.
Jason J. LaPierre, 35, has been charged with writing himself personal checks amounting to more than $400,000 while he worked at the Hudson River Community Credit Union in Corinth.
LaPierre worked at the bank as a human resources and marketing executive from 2006 until he was fired in December 2010. The thefts were uncovered after an audit was conducted. LaPierre faces charges of second-degree grand larceny and first-degree falsifying business records, police said.
Together, the charges could carry a punishment of up to 19 years in prison.