STLCC Controller charged with criminal infraction

Posted on 24 September 2014 by admin

Kevin Scott Tate accused of stealing money from local high school

kevin scott tateBy: LIVIE HALL
Managing Editor

St. Louis Community College Controller Kevin Scott Tate has been charged with criminal infraction.

“We are aware of the allegations against Mr. Tate. He currently is on paid administrative leave,” Pat Matreci of the Public Information and Marketing department of STLCC said.

Matreci could not say anything more on the subject. Tate worked at the Cosand Center in downtown St. Louis.
According to the website www.callnewspapers.com, Tate was a parent with a child attending Oakville High School, where he was in charge of the booster club.

He stole over $11,000 from the high school’s girl’s and boy’s soccer teams, according to the website. He handles finances of public school in the area, as well as STLCC.

According to Case.Net, Tate’s case was filed on Sept. 10, 2014. He was held on a cash-only $25,000 bond and it is unclear if that bond was met.

The description of the charges is “Theft/Stealing (Value Of Property Or Services Is $500 Or More But Less Than $25,000),” according to Case.Net.

He was arrested by the St. Louis County Police Department. His hearing is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 9 at 9:00 a.m.

It will be held in the St. Louis County Court Building in Clayton.

According to www.callnewspapers.com, Tate was writing checks to himself out of the booster club account until “it was in the red.”

 

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