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Pinecrest audit findings

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PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - The legislative auditor has released a new audit of the Pinecrest supports and services center.


The auditors found controls providing reasonable accountability over public funds.


Also the center's census has decreased as more clients transition into the community outside of Pinecrest.


According to the report, an increase of revenues and expenditures in fiscal year 2013 was from temporary care of clients from two facilities that are now privatized.


The audit also found an increase in the number of damaged or stolen client items. The Louisiana administrative code requires that client property damaged or stolen by others must be replaced by the center.


The center is increasing its police presence to mitigate future losses.  

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