2/21/2013 11:50 AM
by Nadine Grimley
FAYETTEVILLE - Charges have been filed against a former employee of the Tax Office at the Fayette County Sheriff's Department.
A warrant has been issued for Patricia Ann Walker, 52, of Oak Hill. Walker faces a misdemeanor embezzlement charge and a felony count of falsifying accounts.
A surprise internal audit within the Sheriff's Tax Office last week revealed that one of the tax deputies had was missing about $150.00 in her cash drawer. An investigation was immediately initiated and Walker resigned within hours.
She has not been arrested yet.