For Immediate Release March 7, 2017
Former Daycare Director Arrested for Felony
On February 16, 2016,
the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Montgomery United
Methodist Church (MUMC) in reference to a possible case of employee theft from
their day care facility, Tomorrow's Promise Preschool.
investigation, Detectives learned that from 2009 to 2015, the MUMC employed
Gina Denise Sarver as the director of the Tomorrow's Promise preschool. Sarver
left MUMC in March of 2015 to begin her own day care facility, Mimi's Little
Scholars Christian Academy, Montgomery, Texas. Mimi's Little Scholars Christian
Academy subsequently closed in January of 2017, citing financial troubles.
departure, MUMC's finance department reintegrated the bookkeeping system from
the preschool into the general church bookkeeping program. Upon doing so they
noticed several abnormalities in the books, and found that approximately
$20,000 worth of funds was unaccounted for.
showed that Sarver was having clients leave the payee line blank on their
tuition checks. Sarver would then write the checks out to cash and would cash
them at either her personal bank or at the bank from which the check was drawn.
On March 2, 2017,
Detectives arrested Gina Sarver in the 8800 Forest Lake Dr., Montgomery, TX
77316 for Felony Theft.
Lieutenant Scott Spencer
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office