Theft

Cindy Greatrex denies allegations of $67K theft of La Jolla Recreation Center funds

Cindy Greatrex denies allegations of $67K theft of La Jolla Recreation Center funds

Former La Jolla Park & Recreation, Inc. board chair Cindy Greatrex has been accused of stealing more than $67,000 from Rec Center funds, a charge she adamantly denies. She is to appear in Superior Criminal Court in San Diego on Friday, Sept. 15, where her lawyer is confident the charges of grand theft by employee, filed July 5, will be dismissed.

If convicted, the penalty for grand theft is based on several factors and determined by legal officials. It could include thousands of dollars in fines and/or jail time.

Greatrex is a former chair of the La Jolla Community Planning Association (LJCPA), but vacated her board seat after missing three meetings to attend to her dying...