Ghent, Ky., City Clerk arrested for theft of over $10,000 - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Ghent, Ky., City Clerk arrested for theft of over $10,000

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Robbin Powell (source: Carroll County Detention Center) Robbin Powell (source: Carroll County Detention Center)

GHENT, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Ghent, Ky. City Clerk was arrested Friday for theft of over $10,000, according to a press release from Kentucky State Police. 

Robbin Powell, 43, is accused of illegally writing city checks to herself between mid-2012 and 2014. According to the preliminary investigation, the checks ranged in amount from $105,000-$180,000. 

Police say the checks were used for her own benefit. Powell was arrested and is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center. 

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