Grandview couple plead guilty to embezzling

Published On: Oct 15 2013 11:57:39 AM PDT
YAKIMA, Wash. -

The former president of a Grandview youth swim program and his wife pleaded guilty Monday to theft charges in Yakima County Superior Court.

Investigators said Paul and Yvonne Renee VanPelt used more than $8,000 of Grandview Neptunes swim team funds for personal purchases at places such as Wal-Mart, Hotels.com and Victoria's Secret.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 41-year-old Yvonne Renee VanPelt pleaded guilty to second-degree theft and was sentenced to 10 days of electronic home monitoring.

And, 36-year-old Paul VanPelt pleaded guilty to third-degree theft and also was sentenced to 10 days of electronic home monitoring.