Ex-Idaho university employee faces money misuse charges
An arraignment is scheduled for next Monday
Published: Mar. 30, 2021 at 3:45 PM MDT
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors in Idaho have charged the former University of Idaho associate director of alumni relations with multiple felonies after he was accused of allegedly spending more than $2,700 in unauthorized transactions on his university purchase card.
The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reported that 49-year-old Tim Helmke of Moscow was charged with one count of misuse of public money by a public employee and two counts of forgery relating to purchases made between 2019 and 2020.
An arraignment is scheduled for next Monday.
It was not immediately known if Helmke had a lawyer who could comment on his behalf in response to the allegations.
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