Nathaniel Newell Hunnicutt (DOB 9/13/81), pled guilty to one felony count of grand theft.
Hunnicutt became president of the Camarillo Fiesta Association in late 2016. From February 2017, through December 2017, Hunnicutt stole approximately $33,500 from the association by periodically withdrawing cash from its bank account. In a separate theft, Hunnicutt stole more than $12,600 of the proceeds from their July 2017 Camarillo Fiesta event. Hunnicutt returned $30,000 to the association before the theft drew the attention of law enforcement.
Investigation of this matter was conducted by the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, Bureau of Investigation.
Sentencing is scheduled for September 3, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 23 of the Ventura County Superior Court. If Hunnicutt pays the Camarillo Fiesta Association the remaining restitution prior to sentencing, he is expected to be sentenced to 180 days in the Ventura County jail and to be placed on formal probation. The maximum term to which Hunnicutt can be sentenced is three years in jail.
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