In March of this year Danville Public Schools Officials reported the theft of school property from their Instructional & Administrative Technology (IAT) Department. The investigation revealed that between 10-4-11 and 10-12-11 Cisco computer equipment valued at approximately $40,000 was taken and sold to a vendor in Atlanta, GA.
A former employee of the Danville Public Schools IAT Department was charged with one (1) count of grand larceny (felony) as a result. Steven Mark Arender, age 40 of Danville was served with the warrant this afternoon. He was released on a $5,000 bond.
Ref: VA State Code 18.2-95
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Investigative Division at (434) 799-6508 or Danville Crimestoppers at (434) 793-0000.