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Bookkeeper Charged With Embezzling $165K From Redding Tree Company

A Milford woman pleaded not guilty to embezzling money from a Redding tree company.
A Milford woman pleaded not guilty to embezzling money from a Redding tree company. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

REDDING, Conn. -- The Berlin Police Department has charged a Milford bookkeeper with embezzling more than $165,000 from a Redding tree company, according to newstimes.com.

Bernice Dohn, 55, was arrested Dec. 5 after she admitted to cashing company checks from Evergreen Enterprises and keeping the money for herself, newstimes.com said.

Authorities alerted the company owner in September that Dohn had deposited $53,000 from the company over a nine-month period, newstimes.com reported.

Dohn was charged seven counts of second-degree forgery and one count of larceny, newstimes.com said.

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