Woman sentenced in theft from Turtle Mt. Housing Authority

Staff reports

Jane M. Martin, 60, of Bismarck, ND, was sentenced January 21, 2011 on a charge of theft from an Indian tribal organization.

Martin pleaded guilty to the charge on November 1, 2010.

Martin received two years of probation and was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim’s Fund and $7,500 in restitution.

Martin was employed as a development specialist with the Turtle Mountain Housing Authority in Belcourt, North Dakota. Between June 2005 and August 2005, Martin made fraudulent disbursements of down payment assistance funds in excess of $1000.