BOURBON-PARME FORMER CO-DIRECTOR
By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
COOPERSTOWN – The former co-director of the Cooperstown Food Pantry was arraigned at 12:30 p.m. today in Otsego Town Court, charged with stealing more than $18,000 from the organization.
Antoine Bourbon-Parme, also known as Anthony Cazzari, was sent to Otsego County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond by Town Justice Gary Kuch.
According to the court documents, Bourbon-Parme forged the names of Audrey Murray, retired director, Stacey Smith, director, and Sharon Oberriter, president, on eight checks, beginning in October 2017. The last check, dated Jan. 22, was for $1,852.38.
The three allegedly reviewed financial records and found that unauthorized checks were being drafted and cashed. In all, Bourbon-Parme allegedly stole $18,579 over eight checks.
He was charged with grand larceny in the third degree. His next appearance is 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24