Paige Cupit turned herself into the Waldron Police Department on Tuesday, February 19.
Authorities confirmed that Cupit is facing four theft of property charges, all misdemeanors. Those charges stem from allegations that she took money from trust funds belonging to residents at Dalton’s Place Assisted Living Center, Cupit’s employer. –See related story
After being fingerprinted and being booked, Cupit was released on her own recognizance by the city prosecuting attorney.
Cupit was elected to the Waldron City Council and took office in January.
On Wednesday, February 6, she resigned that position. -See related story.