Former general manager of Sanctuary Events Center has been charged with felony theft

Former general manager of Sanctuary Events Center in downtown Fargo has been charged with one Class B felony count of theft.

Court documents say Richard Pallay took money from deposits made to the Events Center and put the rest of the money in the company's bank account. The documents say what Pallay took out of the deposits, went right into his personal bank account and was used for gambling and going out.

It is believed that Pallay embezzled over $19,500.

Court records also say Pallay used the company's credit card to make several personal purchases on Amazon.