Former Church Daycare Director Indicted For Theft

A former daycare director at a macon church has been charged with more than 400 counts of forgery and theft.  Right now, Paula Cowan is out on bond for one count of theft back in 2008 when the investigation first started.  But as the investigation grew, so did the charges against her.

Page after Page of copies of forged checks will be used as evidence against Cowan, who is the former director of daycare at Riverside United Methodist Church in Macon.

An arraignment date for Cowan to plead guilty or not guilty has not been set.  If the case goes to trial and if she is found guilty on all counts, prosecutors say she could face up to 5,500 years behind bars, along with paying back the stolen money.