The AG’s office is investigating money stolen from Limestone County firefighters

LIMESTONE CO., Ala. (WAFF) – The state attorney general is investigating a case involving stolen money from first responders in Limestone County.

The money apparently came from the Limestone Volunteer Firemen’s Association fund. Multiple sources tell WAFF 48 that it involves thousands of dollars and that the charges involve someone linked to the Association.

The spokesman of the region says that no arrests have been made and the case has only been forwarded to the General Prosecutor’s Office.

Limestone County Volunteer Association President Dion Duffy gave the following statement to WAFF 48 when asked about the alleged theft:

“We know that the report has been submitted. No arrests yet. We know that the investigation is with the General Prosecutor’s Office and we will fully cooperate with the investigation.”

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office released a statement when asked about the report.

We can confirm that a report of theft of funds has been filed with the Limestone County Volunteer Firefighters Association. No arrests have been made yet and the investigation has been referred to the Attorney General’s Office. We are unable to investigate further details of this case.

WAFF 48 has reached out to Steve Marksall’s office for comment.

On your website, Limestone County Volunteer Fire Departments states that “its services are supported by donations, limited funds and reduced tobacco taxes.”

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