ESTHERVILLE, IOWA – An Estherville man is accused of stealing from a booster club for kids and now faces a felony charge.
On June 17, 2019 the Estherville Police Department completed an 8-month investigation into allegations that an Estherville man misappropriated more than $29,000 from the ELC Booster Club while he was club treasurer from August 2015 until his removal in November of 2018.
Upon completion of the investigation, Estherville Police arrested 54-year-old Timothy Loock of Estherville. Loock was charged with Theft 1st degree a class “C” Felony. Loock is currently being held in the Emmet County Jail and is scheduled to make a court appearance today.
ELC Athletic Booster Club President Katie Hanson states that, “The ELC Athletic Booster Club is committed to the students of the Estherville Lincoln Central School District and the community as a whole. Over the years the Booster Club has accomplished a great deal and it’s our goal to continue that tradition. Although we are currently experiencing some adversity, our commitment remains strong. As a board we have taken steps to resolve this matter and are working hard to reestablish the organization. There are a lot of great people who have committed their time and resources to this organization and are prepared to move forward in a positive direction.”