Isaiah’s Place under investigation


Missapropriation of funds suspected in excess of $100,000

By Melanie Yingst - [email protected]



Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Officers from the Troy Police Department remove items during a search warrant at the office of Isaiah’s Place, a suite inside the Stouder Center, on Wednesday in Troy.


TROY — The city of Troy Police Department served a search warrant at the office of Isaiah’s Place, a foster parent training organization, on Wednesday.

According to Capt. Joe Long, the search warrant named Kelley Gunter, executive director of the foster parent and foster care support center located at 1100 Wayne Ave., Troy, in the former Stouder Hospital building on Wednesday afternoon.

The warrant seized computer and financial records related to suspected theft or misappropriation of funds in excess of $100,000, he said.

Capt. Long said the tip came from a former employee who suspected funds were being misused by the organization.

According to the Isaiah’s Place website, the organization provides training for potential foster parents in their own home and opened in 2003.

The organziation is state funded with state and county contracts for services relating to foster care.

Anthony Weber | Troy Daily News Officers from the Troy Police Department remove items during a search warrant at the office of Isaiah’s Place, a suite inside the Stouder Center, on Wednesday in Troy.
http://dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/web1_161123aw_Isaiahs_Place.jpgAnthony Weber | Troy Daily News Officers from the Troy Police Department remove items during a search warrant at the office of Isaiah’s Place, a suite inside the Stouder Center, on Wednesday in Troy.
Missapropriation of funds suspected in excess of $100,000

By Melanie Yingst

[email protected]

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