Former DeWitt treasurer faces theft, official misconduct charges

DEWITT COUNTY - Authorities say a former Farmer City resident has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 in public funds from the village of DeWitt.

The DeWitt County Sheriff's Office says Donna Evans, 51, was arrested as part of a year-long investigation.  Officials say Evans served as the village treasurer during the time of the alleged thefts.

Authorities say Evans was arrested on a warrant at her current residence in Shelby County, Texas, and will be extradited to Illinois to face charges against her.  Evans is currently charged with official misconduct and theft.

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