Official charged with stealing thousands from Pasadena Rodeo

Angela Marie Hawthorne (KTRK)

An official with the Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo is in hot water after she allegedly stole thousands of dollars from the organization.

Angela Marie Hawthorne is charged with stealing nearly $33,000 from the Pasadena Rodeo between January 2013 and January 2016.

Hawthorne served as the rodeo's business manager for the past 7 years.

According to court documents, Hawthorne is accused of creating fake payroll checks.

She is currently in the Harris County Jail on $66,000 bond.

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