A former city of Radford employee was arrested Monday and charged with embezzlement.
Bridget A. Lester, 38, of Radford, was employed at the Radford Recreation Department, according to a city news release. Lester was arrested and faces charges of embezzlement and misuse of public assets and an investigation that led to the charges showed the amount of funds in question to be $9,816.43, according to the release.
Lester faces 16 counts of embezzlement greater than $200 and one count of misuse of public asset.
The charges stem from an investigation that included dates between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 , 2015, according to the release.