A former treasurer of a homeowners’ association has been sentenced to five years of probation and 60 days of jail in a weekend work release program for stealing nearly $23,000 from Lake Deeson Woods Property Owners Association.

Christopher Lawrence Norris, 41, of 5171 Lake Deeson Woods Court, was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to forgery, uttering a forgery and grand theft of more than $10,000.
Norris apologized for taking the money from residents in the North Lakeland subdivision.

He told The Ledger on Tuesday that he took the money because he was behind on his mortgage payments and the bank that held his mortgage wouldn’t negotiate with him.

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