Embezzlement

Durango’s former finance director turns herself in for embezzling about $700,000

Durango’s former finance director, who is suspected of stealing more than $700,000 from the city of Durango, turned herself into authorities Wednesday, but quickly bonded out of custody. Julie...

DATE: July 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Indictment clouds appointment at Dolores schools

The new secondary dean of students in Dolores School District Re-4A is facing embezzlement charges by the San Diego District Attorney’s Office, but school administrators hope he will be exonerated...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

CBI probes embezzlement at city of Cortez

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is looking into a city of Cortez embezzlement case, and the probe might further hold up three years of delayed financial audits. About three weeks ago, City...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain Ute fraud case grows to $1.1 million

A fraud case on the Ute Mountain Ute tribe continues to expand, and now totals more than $1.1 million in embezzled and stolen funds involving 11 people. On April 30 in U.S. District Court in...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Former La Plata County sheriff’s deputy pleads guilty to embezzling from charity

A La Plata County Sheriff’s Office investigator pleaded guilty this summer to embezzling more than $16,000 from a charity formed in honor of his 5-year-old daughter, who died in 2012 after...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers to discuss impeaching N.M. official

ALBUQUERQUE – Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives on Monday raised the possibility of impeachment proceedings against New Mexico’s top elections official after allegations of fraud,...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Woman facing 6 years in prison

A Bloomfield, New Mexico, woman has pled guilty to felony theft, specifically embezzling money as conservator for the trust of Tony Simon Archuleta of Durango. Mary Torres, 64, agreed to serve up...

DATE: July 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-Montezuma undersheriff gets 30 jail days

Former Montezuma County Undersheriff Robin Cronk’s home for 28 days will be behind bars in the Mesa County Jail. He appeared unshaven before 22nd District Court Judge Todd Plewe on Friday morning...

DATE: May 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ex-Montezuma undersheriff facing jail time

Former Montezuma County Undersheriff Robin Cronk pleaded guilty Thursday to public corruption charges. He’ll be sentenced May 28. Appearing before District Court Judge Todd Plewe, Cronk pleaded...

DATE: March 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

No plea deal without jail for this former officer

District Court Judge Todd Plewe rejected a proposed plea deal Thursday for former Montezuma County Undersheriff Robin Cronk. Plewe turned down the agreement late Thursday, Feb. 20, because a lack...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez bookkeeper embezzled $250,000

DENVER – A personal bank statement left on his desk after a layoff provided the first clue that unraveled a three-year scheme by a Cortez bookkeeper to defraud his employer. The resolution to the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court unseals files in undersheriff case

A former Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office employee facing 17 counts of felony embezzlement placed classified ads in newspapers to sell multiple firearms, three of which are directly connected to a...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

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