Dana Cope, the former director of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, turns himself in to authorities at the Wake County Detention Center on Hammond Road in Raleigh, N.C. on Tuesday morning August, 4, 2015. Cope is accused of alleged misuse of more than half-million dollars from the State Employees Association of North Carolina. Cope’s attorney Roger Smith Jr., left, enters the Wake County Detention Center with Cope.
Dana Cope, the former director of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, turns himself in to authorities at the Wake County Detention Center on Hammond Road in Raleigh, N.C. on Tuesday morning August, 4, 2015. Cope is accused of alleged misuse of more than half-million dollars from the State Employees Association of North Carolina. Cope’s attorney Roger Smith Jr., left, enters the Wake County Detention Center with Cope. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
Dana Cope, the former director of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, turns himself in to authorities at the Wake County Detention Center on Hammond Road in Raleigh, N.C. on Tuesday morning August, 4, 2015. Cope is accused of alleged misuse of more than half-million dollars from the State Employees Association of North Carolina. Cope’s attorney Roger Smith Jr., left, enters the Wake County Detention Center with Cope. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

Cope released on bond after first court appearance

August 04, 2015 12:30 PM