Williamsburg Housing Authority chief indicted

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – The suspended head of the Williamsburg Housing Authority was indicted Monday on 45-counts, according to the Times-Tribune.

The report says 52-year old James Lovitt, Jr., is accused of using $9,493 in housing authority money for his own personal use.

He was indicted on theft, forgery and abuse of public trust charges, according to the report.

Lovitt was arrested last month by Williamsburg Police.

Following his arrest, he was placed on administrative leave with pay, which was later changed to without pay by the housing authority, according to the report.

Lovitt worked for the housing authority for 14-years before being named its executive director six years ago, according to the report.

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