Tag Archives: Embezzlement

Sentence Handed Down To Former Cherryville Chief Of Police

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. — Woody Burgess, the former chief of police for the Cherryville Police Department, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to one count of embezzlement. Burgess was sentenced to one year probation, six months house arrest with no electronic …Read More

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NC Town Clerk Convicted Of Embezzlement

CONNELLY SPRINGS, N.C. – A former North Carolina town clerk was convicted of embezzlement after using town funds for personal use. Jeanine Anette Barus, 61, was the town clerk in Connelly Springs for over seven years. During that time she paid …Read More

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Kristina Johnson

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. — Police arrested a Kings Mountain woman accused of stealing more than $40,000 from the village she used to work for in New York on Sunday. They said Kristina Johnson was fired from her job as a clerk …Read More

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Carissa Mathews

GASTONIA, N.C. – An employee with Rue 21 is accused of stealing over $1,500 from the clothing store at 3680 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia. Carissa Gray Mathews, 19, was charged with embezzlement for incidents occurring from July 17 to July …Read More

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Shatima Sharpe

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – An employee at the Rent-A-Center on W. Garrison Blvd. is in jail for embezzlement. Gastonia police say Shatima Monique Sharpe, 24, didn’t rent out a TV and Whirlpool washing machine to customers at the Rent-A-Center where …Read More

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Jessica Brooks

LINCOLNTON, N.C. – A woman who’s accused of stealing prescription pills while employed at Carolinas Medical Center as a nurse has been arrested, according to authorities. Jessica Ann Brooks, 31, a former nurse with CMC Lincoln, was arrested on Wednesday and …Read More

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Former Police Chief Woody Burgess Charged With Embezzlement

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. – Cherryville’s former police chief Woodrow “Woody” Paul Burgess, 60, of Cherryville has been charged with embezzling over $11,000. Burgess has agreed to plead guilty to the charge, according to the U.S. District Attorney’s Office. Burgess embezzled $11,048 …Read More

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Sara Ann Reeger

GASTONIA, N.C. – A Gastonia woman is accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from a Gastonia machining and fabrication manufacturing company. Sara Ann Reeger, 25, was arrested Thursday for the embezzlement, according to arrest warrants. Reeger was an employee with …Read More

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Police Arrest Man for Embezzling Almost $900K

Thirty-nine year-old Juan Pablo Guarda has been arrested for reportedly embezzling almost $900,000 from a company he used to work for. Guarda was employed at Boggs Paving in Monroe and was arrested on November 29th. The Union County District Attorney’s …Read More

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