An arrest has been made in connection with an embezzlement investigation launched at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds last August.
Rebecca Bragdon a former employee of the Tri-County Fair Administration Office, was arrested this morning on charges of felony grand theft and misdemeanor embezzlement and booked into Inyo County Jail. Bail has been set at $150,000.
The California Highway Patrol has forwarded its report on the investigation to the Inyo District Attorney's Office.
According to D.A. Tom Hardy, Bragdon has a right to a speedy arraignment and is scheduled to appear in court Friday or Monday. Before that court date, Hardy will be required to review the CHP report and authorize charges.
See the Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register for the full story.