Evansville woman accused of taking money from program for low-income children

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An Evansville woman has been arrested after embezzling money from a program that feeds low-income children, police announced Tuesday.

Deborah Wolfe, 51, is charged with theft, a class D felony.

An internal audit revealed Wolfe took $13,000 from the Mission Nutrition Program, police said.

The Mission Nutrition Program is a Department of Education funded program that provides meals for low-income children during school vacation periods.

Wolfe was released after posting bond. It’s not clear when her first court appearance will be.