Posts Tagged ‘arrest’

Woman charged with embezzlement arrested in hospital

by Associated Press Published: December 11,2012

Tags: arrest, economic development, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, hospital, law enforcement, steral, theft, thief

WIGGINS — A woman, who investigators believe embezzled more than $300,000 from the Stone County Economic Development Partnership in Wiggins, has been arrested. Stone County Sheriff’s investigator Eddie Rogers tells The Sun Herald 38-year-old Tina Gillespie, of Wiggins, was arrested at Forrest General Hospital on charges of embezzlement and forgery. Rogers says bond was set […] [...]

Ex-tellers accused of lifting $117K-plus from vault

by Associated Press Published: December 11,2012

Tags: arrest, bank, banker, banking, crime, criminal, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, law enforcement, steal, teller, theft, thief, vault

PEARL RIVER COUNTY — Two Pearl River County women have been charged with stealing more than $117,000 from a bank vault while they were tellers at a bank in Picayune. The Sun Herald reports Vonetta Jordan was the head teller and Debra Mitchell was a teller when they took the money between April 2004 and […] [...]

Two defendants to be arraigned in surplus property case

BASSFIELD — State Auditor Stacey Pickering says two individuals turned themselves in to the Rankin County Sheriff’s Office last Tuesday following multiple count indictments. These indictments are a result of the investigation into surplus property purchased by the City of Bassfield and converted to personal use. Brenda Saulters and Billy Matthews were booked on the […] [...]

Former school administrators accused of embezzlement

by Associated Press Published: November 14,2012

Tags: administrator, arrest, bookkeeper, crime, criminal, educator, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, law, legal, principal, steal, theft, thief

OLIVE BRANCH — Three former Olive Branch Middle School staff members will stand trial Jan. 14 in DeSoto County on charges of embezzlement and conspiracy. The Commercial Appeal reports former principal Michael McCoy of Olive Branch, former assistant principal Audrey Phillips of Memphis and former bookkeeper Kelli McGowen of Southaven are accused of taking more […] [...]

Coast woman accused of posing as bail agent

by Associated Press Published: November 6,2012

Tags: arrest, bail, bail bond, crime, criminal, false pretense, fraud, investigate, investigation, investigator, jail, law, law enforcement, legal, prison

GULFPORT — A 33-year-old Gulfport woman posing as a bail agent and collecting thousands of dollars from clients of A Grant Bail Bonding has been arrested on two felony charges of false pretense. Harrison County Sheriff’s Maj. Ron Pullen tells The Sun Herald Susan A. Johnson was arrested after deputies received a tip about her […] [...]

Ex-teller accused of stealing for drugs pleads innocent

GULFPORT — A Biloxi woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing $80,980 from a bank’s vault while she was employed as a vault teller. The Sun Herald reports 29-year-old Ashley Ann Keel entered her plea yesterday in U.S. District Court in Gulfport. Her trial is set for Dec. 3. Magistrate Judge Robert H. Walker ordered […] [...]

Missing woman suspected of embezzlement arrested in Texas

by Associated Press Published: October 26,2012

Tags: arrest, crime, criminal, embezzle, embezzlement, embezzler, law, law enforcement, legal, missing, steal, stealing, theft, thief

HAZLEHURST — A Central Mississippi sheriff says a local woman wanted for embezzlement has been arrested in East Texas. Linda Gale Reed disappeared in late April and her relatives feared she might be dead. Reed, 65, was picked up yesterday morning in Longview, Texas, and was in jail last night in Copiah County. Copiah County […] [...]

Former school officials charged with conspiracy, embezzlement

OLIVE BRANCH — Three former Olive Branch Middle School staff members are facing a single count each of conspiracy and embezzlement after they were indicted by a DeSoto County grand jury. The Commercial Appeal reports former principal Michael McCoy, of Olive Branch, former assistant principal Audrey Phillips, of Memphis, and former bookkeeper Kelli McGowen, of […] [...]

Investigators discover stockpile of stolen goods, equipment

by MBJ Staff Published: October 19,2012

Tags: agriculture, arrest, ATV, equipment, gun, law enforcement, search warrant, state agency, steal, stolen, theft, thief, tractor, vehicle

CLAIBORNE COUNTY — Investigators with the Mississippi Agricultural and Livestock Theft Bureau, the law enforcement division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC), in conjunction with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, have seized a large amount of stolen property and equipment valued in excess […] [...]

Ex-bank teller denied bond; accused of stealing money for drugs

by Associated Press Published: September 30,2012

Tags: arrest, bank, banker, banking, drugs, embezzlement, finance, financial institution, money, steal, theft

GULFPORT — A former teller for Hancock Bank has been denied bond on a federal criminal complaint alleging she stole more than $80,000 from the bank. The Sun Herald reports 29-year-old Ashley Keel was denied bond Wednesday in U.S. District Court. Court records show that in an interview with the FBI, Keel admitted taking money […] [...]

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