Former Franklin County Employee Accused Of Embezzlement


By WSIL Manager

BENTON -  A former Franklin County employee is accused of embezzling taxpayer dollars.  46-year-old Kendra Eickelman was arrested Friday.

Authorities say she resigned from the circuit clerk's office Thurseday and in the process told another employee she'd taken money from the county.

She's charged with official misconduct and theft.   Officials say Eickelman worked for the circuit clerk for about three years.

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