Sidney woman stole from client she was assisting

By Will Sanders

July 18, 2014

Staff report

TROY — A Sidney woman will learn her fate at her upcoming Aug. 25 sentencing hearing after she was convicted of felony theft in common pleas court Tuesday for stealing money from a woman she was supposed to be helping.

Amy L. Wright, 48, entered a plea of no contest to theft charge at her court hearing and a judge found her guilty.

Wright, indicted by the grand jury in May, committed the theft against a client she was helping through the Miami County Board of Developmental Disabilities and the amount she stole was between $1,000 to $7,500.

According to her indictment, Wright stole money between August of last year through January of this year.

A presentence investigation on Wright was ordered.

Wright is out of jail on a recognizance bond.

In addition to any prison sentence she could recieve, Wright could also be ordered to make full restitution to the victim in the case.