Nathaniel Newell Hunnicutt (DOB 9/13/81), of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced after pleading 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.
Ventura County Superior Court Judge Bruce Young sentenced Hunnicutt to 90 days in custody and 36 months formal probation. Prior to being sentenced, Hunnicutt paid full restitution in the amount of $20,732.50.
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