Former Danville school official facing 7 criminal charges

Posted: Updated:
Photo Provided: Champaign News-Gazette Photo Provided: Champaign News-Gazette

DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A former Danville School District leader has been arraigned on seven charges in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars from the district.

According to court records, Greg Lazzell is facing charges of theft and official misconduct, as well as five intimidation charges.  WAND-TV's partners at the Champaign News-Gazette report that the charges stem from incidents that have happened over the course of several years, according to the Vermilion County State's Attorney.

Greg Lazzell formerly served as the food service director for the school district.

Lazzell is due back in court for a preliminary hearing on October 19.

Current Conditions
  • Current Events

    • Coats for Kids Drive

      DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - You can help keep central Illinois children warm this winter by donating new and gently used coats during WAND-TV's Coats for Kids drive.

    • Agribusiness Today

      Get your agribusiness report here!

    • Web Exclusives

      Here at WAND we strive to bring you the latest coverage on news happening across central Illinois, and this page is a continuation of that effort.