Thousands of dollars stolen from library, police say

The Star-Telegram reports Tens of thousands of dollars have been stolen from the Fort Worth Public Library during routine transfers of funds, police said Friday.

An investigation continues into the thefts, which occurred between July and December, said Lt. Roger Dixon, who heads the Police Department’s major case squad.

City officials were alerted to the problem by a library patron who was balancing his checkbook and noticed that a check to the library had not cleared, Assistant City Manager Libby Watson said.