Prison Sentence For Theft From Soccer Group

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DINGMANS FERRY — A man from Pike County was sentenced to prison for stealing from a soccer organization.

Daniel Deets was sentenced to one to eight years in state prison after pleading guilty to theft charges.

Investigators said between February 2011 and July 2012, Deets used a credit card belonging to the Eastern Pike Soccer Club to make cash withdrawals and personal purchases of nearly $20,000.

At the time, Deets was treasurer of the soccer club.

Along with the prison sentence, Deets was also ordered to pay a fine and pay back $19,809.