PONTOTOC COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) A former Pontotoc County Sheriff’s Office deputy clerk is charged with embezzlement.
State Auditor Stacey Pickering said 33-year-old Stephanie Cooper turned herself in on September 6.
She was issued a demand of $59,752.75.
According to the state auditor’s office, Cobber was responsible for bookkeeping. She allegedly embezzled about $44,440.58. We’re told that the money was taken from the collections of bond payments and other fees.
She worked for the sheriff’s department from November 2002 until September 2016.