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Little League president jailed for allegedly stealing funds

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A former Little League president in Parker County is behind bars, accused of stealing large sums of money from the league's checking and savings accounts.

Sheriff Larry Fowler said Noe Joe McKinzie was named president of the Peaster Baseball Association in December. By the end of January, the league's account was cleaned out.

Investigators believe McKinzie used a debit card to make withdrawals and personal purchases totaling about $10,000.

He admitted to using the money for a down payment on his truck, cellphone bills and fast food, Fowler said.

Little Leaguers in Peaster will play ball this spring even though the bank account was cleaned out.

The Parker County kids were about to lose their season, but Friday, the league said it's received enough financial support to keep it going.

The league typically has 150 to 200 boys and girls on baseball and softball teams.

They'll start playing after spring break.

McKinzie is facing charges for the misapplication of fiduciary property. He is free on bond.

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