2012-03-22 / Front Page

County employee arrested for embezzlement

Patricia Moretti (Photo COurtesy of Mariposa County Sheriff's Office)Patricia Moretti (Photo COurtesy of Mariposa County Sheriff's Office)Tuesday,March 27, 2012, 3:15 p.m. - Approximately a half hour ago, long-time county employee Patricia Moretti, 56, was arrested on multiple felony counts related to embezzlement of over $104,000 in county funds.

Sheriff Doug Binnewies said Moreitti was arrested for violations including burglary, grand theft, embezzlement by clerk, embezzlement by government check, forgery and altered government documents.

Look for the full story and additonal details, including statements from District Attorney Bob Brown in this week's Mariposa Gazette.

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How stupid can people be? I

How stupid can people be? I hope she love her new home.. JAIL

Pat gave up a 67k a year job

Pat gave up a 67k a year job for 104k. How dumb can you get?

State employees are

State employees are investigated by the state. County employees are investigated by the Sheriff's Office.

How is a state employee

How is a state employee different than a county employee when embezzlement is involved???

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