Central Point Bookkeeper Arrested for Embezzlement
A Central Point woman, Rebecca Lynn Santana, 61, was arrested yesterday following an investigation at the Eagle Point Irrigation District. She faces charges of first degree forgery and first degree aggravated theft.
Irrigation District officials notified law enforcement after discovering discrepancies in account documents. Detectives found that Santana, the district’s bookkeeper, had, allegedly, embezzled more than $20,000 over a two-year period. Her employment was terminated.
Authorities cited and released her with the case being forwarded to the District Attorney’s office for prosecution.