ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A former Hazelwood dispatcher is charged with gambling away funds raised for an injured police officer.

Forty-year-old April Briscuso was charged with felony stealing. St. Louis County police say Briscuso organized several fundraisers for former officer Craig Tudor, who was paralyzed in a car crash as he responded to a police call.

Records indicate Briscuso admitted stealing at least $9,500, mostly to gamble at casinos. Court documents show Tudor and his wife said they didn’t receive most of the proceeds from several events hosted in their name.

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