The principal of Liberty High School in Liberty has been arrested and accused of committing several financial crimes.
Randy S. Gilstrap, 53 years old, is charged with embezzlement of public funds, breach of trust, and financial transaction card fraud.
According to arrest warrants issued by the State Law Enforcement Division, Gilstrap allegedly stole more than $10,000 from Liberty High School and the Pickens County School District. The theft of these funds allegedly occurred between the dates of November 2008 and February 2011. Gilstrap is also accused of financial transaction card fraud of more than $500 in the past six months.