A retired Hall County Schools employee surrendered himself at the Hall County Jail in relation to a theft case on Tuesday.
School system officials notified sheriff's investigators that an internal audit had uncovered a series of discrepancies in maintenance and repair invoices.
During the course of the investigation, it was determined that from February to December of 2012, an electrician for the school system, Ricky Donald Loggins manipulated repair and maintenance contract paperwork, enabling him to obtain excess electrical equipment and supplies.
Loggins then privately sold materials and is suspected of pocketing more than $55,000, according to investigators.
Loggins was booked into the Hall County Jail, charged with theft by conversion.
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