MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A former mayor of Richmond, Minn. was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing money from his baseball team.
According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Scott Kron, of Richmond, was arrested on offenses of felony theft and misconduct of a public officer or employee.READ MORE: Southern Minnesota Man Gets Life In Prison For Child Pornography, Sexually Exploiting Teenage Girl
Stearns County began looking into Kron in May of 2014 when it was reported by the Richmond baseball team that their bank account was missing an undetermined amount of money from their charitable gambling proceeds.READ MORE: Jasmine Powell Leaves Gophers, Set To Enter NCAA Transfer Portal
At the time Kron was the captain of the team. He was also the mayor of Richmond.
According to the St. Cloud Times, Kron resigned as mayor in June, citing personal and health reasons as his reason for leaving office.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Police Policy And Training Under Scrutiny At Federal Civil Rights Trial For George Floyd’s Death
Kron was booked and released from the Stearns County Jail. The Stearns County Attorney’s Office will continue on with the case.