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Former Clay County school transportation director and wife accused of grand theft

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Derald and Shannon Sweatt are accused of stealing $5,000 to $10,000 worth of property.

The former Clay County Schools District transportation director and his wife were arrested Tuesday and are facing charges of grand theft, according to Clay County Sheriff’s Office jail records.

According to the booking sheet, Derald and Shannon Sweatt are accused of stealing $5,000 to $10,000 worth of property. The district claimed they were seen on surveillance video stealing tools and other items, which were recovered from Derald Sweatt’s home.

A statement from the district reads: “CCSD is aware of the arrest of the former employee. When the allegations were brought forth, the employee was immediately removed from their position and subsequently resigned.”

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