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Thursday, August 7th, 2008
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Mary Jo Pearson, convicted on 24 counts of theft by deception, listens while Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposes community control sanctions during a Wednesday afternoon proceeding. Sitting with her is defense attorney Joseph Benevidez. Pearson, owner of Pearson Memorials, pocketed money customers paid her to buy cemetery monuments.

Related online story:
Mary Jo Pearson entered Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday afternoon staring straight ahead without so much as a glance toward former customers she bilked out of nearly $56,000. [More]
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