University of North Dakota student leader faces theft charge

March 5, 2018

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The treasurer of the University of North Dakota Student Government is accused of embezzling from a fraternity.

Chase Johnson of Fargo faces a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing between $10,000 and $50,000 from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, where he also had served as treasurer.

Johnson’s attorney didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Johnson could enter a plea at an April 4 hearing. The charge against him carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

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