Former local United Steelworkers president sentenced for embezzlement

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A former president of the United Steelworkers Local 1191 in Mishawaka has been sentenced for embezzlement.

Donn Pendergrass will serve two years on probation, participate in a gambling addiction treatment program, and repay more than $33,000.

Pendergrass pleaded guilty to padding his hours on the job at Royal Adhesives.

Court documents indicate Pendergrass said he was a bad record keeper.