CALL FOR ACTION INVESTIGATION: Former leader accused of stealing money from Pueblo YWCA

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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - UPDATE 5/12/17:
Brandi Moore says she is guilty of a misdemeanor theft charge as part of a plea deal to avoid a felony theft charge.

Pueblo YWCA

According to a complaint filed by the Pueblo District Attorney's Office Moore is accused of taking between $5,000 and $20,000 from the YWCA and several other people in Pueblo.

Documents say the scheme took place over the course of several years.

Moore could face up to 18 months in jail and a fine, but she will have to wait to see what her future has in store until late May when a judge sentences her on the misdemeanor charge.

As part of the plea deal Moore may not face any jail time, instead she may receive probation and have to pay restitution.

Moore was originally charged with a felony theft charge, but has never been arrested.

The prosecuting attorney in the case told 11 News Reporter Adam Uhernik this is a summons case.
11 News is uncovering a case against a former leader for a local organization in an 11 Call for Action investigation.

Brandi Moore is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the YWCA in Pueblo over several years.

We don't know a lot of information because there was no arrest affidavit. That's because Moore was never arrested, even though she's facing felony theft charges.

11 News obtained the criminal complaint filed by the district attorney's office. It says Moore is facing felony theft charges for taking between $5,000 to $20,000 from the YWCA and several others.

The complaint says she reportedly stole money more than once between 2008 and 2014.

Moore has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

We stopped by her house Tuesday to get her side of the story, but she didn't answer.

11 News asked the Pueblo district attorney for more information about the case, and why Moore wasn't arrested, but he told us he won't comment while the case is ongoing.

We also reached out to the YWCA, but we have not heard back.

Moore will be in court Wednesday. We'll let you know what happens.