embezzlement

Former Biloxi resource officer re-sentenced

Earlier this week, former Chief Resource Officer of Biloxi School District Paul Cannette received a sentence that called for four years in prison and two years on house arrest. He would be required to pay $10,000 in restitution. Today, he…

Former Biloxi resource officer resentenced

Today in Gulfport a re-sentencing hearing for former Chief Resource Officer of Biloxi School District Paul Cannette took place. Earlier this week, he received a sentence that called for four years in prison and two years on house arrest and…

Former Biloxi police officer pleads guilty

This morning, the former police chief of the Biloxi School District, Paul Cannette, pled guilty to embezzlement. He was accused by prosecutors for embezzling more than $169,000 from the Mississippi Association of School Resource Officers. Cannette was sentenced to ten…

Arrested for embezzlement

Gulfport police arrested 31-year-old Jennifer Carmack and charged her with one count of embezzlement. Gulfport police received a complaint on May 26th of embezzlement from the McDonald’s located on Lorraine Road. The complaint stated that at least three cash deposits…

Raising Cane's Embezzlement

A Long Beach woman was arrested for embezzlement at a Raising Cane’s. Gulfport police arrested 30-year-old Kacey Roggendorff for embezzlement at the Raising Cane’s located on Highway 49. It was reported that bank deposits were missing, valued at one thousand…

Woman charged for embezzlement

District Attorney Joel Smith announced today that 53-year-old Melinda Rosetti-Spence pled guilty to one count of embezzlement from the Pink Hearts Foundation at the Harrison County Courthouse in Gulfport. Rosetti-Spence previously served as treasurer for the Pink Hearts Foundation, a…

Felony Embezzlement Arrest

A woman faces embezzlement charges after turning herself into the Biloxi Police Department today. According to Lieutenant Christopher De Back, 46-year-old Kimberly Diane Dearmon of Chickasaw, Alabama is accused of misusing her employer’s credit card. Authorities say Dearmon had been…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

School Employee Charged With Embezzlement

A Jackson County School district employee is behind bars charged with embezzlement. 37-year old Melanie Pankonin was the vice-president of the Grid Iron Club a non-profit, which was raising money for the St. Martin high school football team. Sheriff Mike…

Long Beach Man Arrested Embezzlement Charges

A Long Beach man is behind bars for felony embezzlement. 51 year old "Everette Waits" is accused of accepting a 20-thousand dollar personal check toward contracting work for a job, but did not complete the construction for a Bay St.…

Fire District Clerk Fired for Embezzling Thousands

An employee of the Diamondhead Fire Protection District has been arrested and charged with embezzling over $25,000. According to Hancock County Sheriff Ricky Adam, 55-year-old Kiln resident Sandra Zitterkopf was arrested on embezzlement charges and faces a $20,000 bond in…