Martin County Warrants Detectives have arrested 63-year old Marjorie Ann Garland, a teacher at Hidden Oaks Middle School, and former treasurer of the Martin County Teachers Union, along with her son, 38-year old Jason Garland on charges of grand theft and organized fraud.
Following a lengthy investigation, MCSO detectives determined that the mother son duo were illegally withdrawing money from the teacher’s union account dating back to 2013.
Marjorie is a former union treasurer.
Detectives obtained evidence showing that the pair stole more than $149,000.00 from the union accounts, making ATM cash withdrawals and conducting on-line purchases.
Both Marjorie Ann Garland, and her son Jason Garland were arrested by our warrants unit and taken to the Martin County Jail.
Their official charges include Organized Fraud and First Degree Grand Theft.
Their bonds are $1,000,000.00 each.