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Bookkeeper at York County high school charged with 6 counts of embezzlement

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Posted at 8:38 AM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 13:13:50-04
Charlene Denise Flood-Liggon (Photo: Newport News City Jail)

Charlene Denise Flood-Liggon was arrested for five counts of felony embezzlement and one count of misdemeanor embezzlement. (Photo: Newport News City Jail)

YORK COUNTY, Va. – The bookkeeper at Bruton High School has been arrested for five counts of felony embezzlement and one count of misdemeanor embezzlement.

Investigators from the York County-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office began an investigation on June 13, 2016.

Investigators say 53-year-old Charlene Flood-Liggon of Newport News stole several thousand dollars between December 14, 2011 and April 5, 2016.

Flood-Liggon was arrested and charged on August 3.

According to the York County Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, the investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be pending.