Virginia Local Locomotive Engineers Secretary-Treasurer Indicted

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On May 21, Timothy Shell, former secretary-treasurer of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) Division 561, a Teamsters affiliate, was indicted in Henrico County, Va. Circuit Court on one count of embezzling at least $200 from the Richmond-based union. The charge follows an investigation by the Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.