Vail man accused of stealing church contributions |

Vail man accused of stealing church contributions

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Kevin Wall

EDWARDS, Colorado – A former employee of St. Clare of Assisi Parish in Edwards has been arrested for allegedly stealing money donated during church services.

The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office charged Kevin Wall, 59, of Vail, with felony theft of $20,000 or more.

In 2009, St. Clare of Assisi uncovered irregularities involving cash deposits made by Wall, police said. A two-year investigation determined that Wall was stealing monetary contributions made to the church collected during services, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Administrators from the Archdiocese of Denver and St. Clare Parish have cooperated fully with the investigation, police said in a press release.

Wall turned himself in on Friday is out on a $10,000 cash bond.

He faces a total maximum sentence of 12 years’ imprisonment and fines of up to $750,000, if convicted.

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