February 5, 2016

Former Merriam Court Clerk charged with embezzlement

A former municipal court clerk for the city of Merriam has been charged with felony embezzlement, according to the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office.

 Steve Howe, district attorney, said Fabiola Ester Cruz, 35, was charged on June 27 with four counts of felony computer crime and one count of felony theft over $100,000.

 Cruz was arrested after an investigation by the Merriam Police Department.

 Cruz remains jailed on a $100,000 bond.


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