Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Woman charged with embezzlement

Erin Gibby, 39, of Ola was arrested in connection with the alleged embezzlement of funds from the Two Rivers School District, Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey announced on Tuesday.
Gibby surrendered herself with the assistance of her attorney to the Yell County Sheriff's Department, where she was served with felony arrest warrants, according to Chief Deputy John Foster

The YCSO was contacted by Two Rivers School Officials in October regarding potentially missing money.

Foster said the YCSO and investigators from the Arkansas Legislative Audit both proceeded with the investigation, which culminated in the arrest.
Foster said that Gibby, who had been the school's financial administrative assistant, was charged by Prosecuting Attorney Tom Tatum with Theft of Property greater than $5,000 but less than $25,000, a Class C felony. She was also charged with tampering with public record, a class D felony and abuse of office, a Class B misdemeanor. Gibby awaits appearance in Yell County Circuit Court.

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