Rocky Mount employee charged with embezzlement
A 29-year employee of the City of Rocky Mount police was indicted Monday on charges he stole from the city during his tenure with at the waste water treatment plant.Posted — Updated
Gary Ronald Weeks was fired Aug. 30 and arrested Tuesday, City Manager Charles Penny said. He had been a maintenance supervisor in the city's Department of Water Resources.
Police investigated Weeks, 53, over a course of several months and charged him with nine counts of embezzlement by a government officer, three counts of obtaining property by false pretenses and one count of larceny.
He surrendered to authorities and was being held on $110,000 bond.
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