SANDUSKY — Two former Milan Melon Festival officials won’t get prison time for stealing more than $18,000 in festival dollars.
They will, however, be put on diversion programs and will have to pay the money back.
Aaron Timbs, 47, and his wife Tracey Timbs, 48, both of Milan, each pleaded no contest in Erie County Common Pleas Court Feb. 13 to felony complicity to commit grand theft. Tracey Timbs pleaded to two counts, and Aaron Timbs pleaded to one count.
Aaron Timbs is the former treasurer at the Milan Melon Festival, and Tracey Timbs is the former president. Both left the festival committee in 2016, festival committee member Roger Barnett previously told the Register.