Minnesota minister sentenced for stealing $25K from elderly parishoner

A Roseville minister has been sentenced to 10 years of probation and 180 days in the Hennepin County Workhouse after stealing from an elderly parishoner. Gregory Maurice Oats, 32, pleaded guilty to stealing about $25,000 from the 78 old-year-old victim, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, diabetes and paranoid schizophrenia.
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A Roseville minister has been sentenced to 10 years of probation and 180 days in the Hennepin County Workhouse after stealing from an elderly parishoner. Gregory Maurice Oats, 32, pleaded guilty to stealing about $25,000 from the 78 old-year-old victim, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, diabetes and paranoid schizophrenia.

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