Financial Crimes Unit detectives have charged a Lorton couple with crimes surrounding their involvement with an elementary school Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). Amy King, 39, of Grayson’s Mill Lane, PTO president at Ft. Belvoir Elementary School, was charged with embezzlement on Tuesday, May 13. Her husband, Jermaine King, 40, was charged with grand larceny on Thursday, May 8.
Police were alerted to the situation on April 4 after a school employee noticed that checks were bouncing.
The allegedly stolen monies were part of the PTO’s general fund, raised by school fundraisers and PTO membership fees.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.