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Former Biloxi School District police chief charged with embezzlement

Former Biloxi School District Police Chief Paul Cannette is behind bars after a grand jury indicted him on an embezzlement charge. Special agents from the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor arrested Cannette yesterday. Authorities say Cannette embezzled more than $150,000 from the Mississippi Association of School Resource Officers, or MASRO. MASRO receives public funds […]
2 weeks ago
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Indicted on felony charge of embezzlement

A former public information officer with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department finds herself behind bars now, indicted on a felony charge of embezzlement. According to the indictment, 47-year-old Cherie Ward of Ocean Springs is accused of converting her own use money having a value of $1,340, the property of the Thin Blue Line Trust, a […]
2 months ago
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Harrison Central High School embezzlement arrest

A former Harrison Central High School bookkeeper is behind bars for allegedly embezzling nearly $15,000 from students and teachers. Agents from the office of the state auditor arrested 41-year-old Sherry Brewer for allegedly pocketing money from students and teachers and altering the receipts. She was indicted for embezzlement and alteration of records.
2 months ago
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Woman charged with embezzlement

A 24-year-old woman is facing embezzlement charges in D’Iberville after an investigation revealed she took over $10,000 from the Scarlet Pearl gift shop. According to the D’Iberville Police Department, Marissa Richardson embezzled at least $10,000 in merchandise between August 11th and August 28th while she was employed at the shop. Lieutenant Jason King says an […]
2 months ago
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Felony embezzlement charges

A Biloxi man is accused of stealing over $4,000 from a local car wash. Thirty-nine year-old Joseph Rayner was arrested and charged with felony embezzlement. Officers say Rayner embezzled thousands of dollars from Popp’s Express Car Wash on Popp’s Ferry Road over a period of several months. Rayner was transported to the Harrison County Adult […]
3 months ago
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Golf course embezzlement: employee under investigation

A Jackson County employee is out of jail after allegedly taking money from the county owned golf course in Moss Point where she worked. Sheriff Mike Ezell says 29-year-old Katlin Shouse of the Wade community was arrested after the manager of the Whispering Pines Golf Course reported an employee was embezzling money. Shouse is charged […]
3 months ago
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Embezzlement and fraud arrest

A Gulfport woman is in custody in Biloxi for embezzlement and fraud charges. Over the weekend, Biloxi police arrested 32-year-old Stephanie Bridges. Bridges had outstanding warrants for embezzling a vehicle valued over $10,000 and fraudulently using a credit card at several different locations across Biloxi. Bridges was transferred to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center […]
4 months ago
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Justice Court employee charged in Hancock Co. embezzlement case

A former Hancock County Justice Court employee is facing criminal charges after special agents with the state auditor’s office say she embezzled thousands of dollars. Dana Sue Beaman was arrested Friday on the charges of embezzlement and making false entries in or altering public records. Beaman was also demanded to pay nearly $200,000 for the […]
7 months ago
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Man turns himself in on embezzlement charges

D’Iberville police have arrested a man on the run for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from Hertz Rental Car. According to Captain Marty Griffin, Charles James Thompson turned himself in today on the charge of embezzlement. Griffin says while an employee at Hertz, Thompson allegedly embezzled over $8,000 and has been a fugitive since 2015. […]
8 months ago
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Woman charged with embezzlement

A Biloxi woman is behind bars for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from a landscaping company. Sheriff Troy Peterson says 52-year-old Candace Webb was employed by Groundscape Incorporated in Biloxi and handled all financial transitions for the business. Sheriff Peterson says the owner became suspicious after noticing several checks Webb had written to herself and […]