March 31, 2014
style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Allegations of theft from the Leavenworth
Festhalle results in a local man charged with theft.
Chelan County Sheriff’s
officials arrested former Festhalle Manager David Winters Thursday on suspicion of theft. Chelan County
Prosecutor Doug Shae said that the case is going through his office, and they have until tomorrow
to formally charge Winters. The Chelan County Sheriff's affidavit of probable cause indicates the
amount in question missing from Festhalle coffers totaled $2700 dollars. 2nd
Degree Theft is a Class “C” Felony, usually charged when the amount taken is more than $750 but less
NOTE: additions to the
story since this morning include amount of money in question from affidavit of probable cause. This story has also
been revised to note Winters has not been officially charged yet, and the Chelan County Prosecutors' office has
until tomorrow to do so.