Retired Bogue Chitto teacher arrested for embezzlement

Published 3:16 pm Tuesday, October 11, 2022

A retired school teacher has been arrested for embezzlement in Lincoln County.

Nancy Butler, of Bogue Chitto, was arrested Friday, Oct. 7, by Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies and charged with felony embezzlement.

Butler, 51, is accused of taking money from a school-related activity fund, according to Chief Deputy Johnny Hall.

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She retired in May 2022 from Bogue Chitto Attendance Center as a Title teacher.

Principal Scott Merrell said he could not comment on the ongoing investigation.