Minnesota: APWU Local Treasurer sentenced for theft of union fundsTuesday, March 11th, 2014
On January 23, 2014, in the Dakota County (Minnesota) District Court, David Westgard, former Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 65 (located in Mendota Heights, Minn.), was sentenced to 20 days of imprisonment followed by two years of supervised release and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $4,241. Westgard had previously paid restitution in the amount of $22,719. On November 12, 2013, Westgard pled guilty to one count of Theft – Indifferent to Owner Rights. The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Detroit-Milwaukee District Office.