Former Columbiana Co. dog warden sentenced accused of stealing receives sentence

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Croft ran the Columbiana County Dog Pound for nearly a decade

Dawn Croft, former Columbiana County dog warden accused of stealing from office

LISBON, Ohio (WKBN) – TheĀ former Columbiana County dog warden accused of stealingĀ from her office has been sentenced two 12 month sentences.

Those sentences will run concurrently.

Dawn Croft paid back over $26,000 in restitution.

In May, Croft accepted a plea deal in her case.

She was first charged last summer with theft in office, money laundering and tampering with records.

Croft ran the Columbiana County Dog Pound for nearly a decade.

She was fired in 2016 when a state audit showed more than $26,000 missing from the office, including money from donations.

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