Former senior center head charged in theft

Donna Bruner, 43, of Excello, Mo.

The former Administrator of the Macon Senior Center is facing felony criminal charges following an investigation of the center's finances.

Donna Bruner, 43, of Excello, Missouri is charged with two counts of stealing and one count of fraudulent use of a debit device, in connection with the incident.

According to court papers, Bruner allegedly used a senior center debit card, meant for emergency food purchases only, for many purchases that were not for emergency use.

Investigators say the total amount missing was nearly $8,000, over a two-year period.