Accused embezzler denied probation

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE – An admitted embezzler will not be granted probation, a District Court Judge ruled.Allison Butler-Coyle admitted stealing $122,884.26 from three local businesses. She has repaid $3,696.26 – 3 percent – since she was sentenced in Oct. 2013. Butler-Coyle asked the Judge Paul Dunkelman to change her sentence from community corrections, a halfway house/work release program, to straight probation. She’s in Durango and wants to be on probation so she can drive a car, get a second job and pay the restitution more quickly.How can we trust you?Dunkelman asked Butler-Coyle how he knew she would use the extra money to …

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