Dept. Of Public Works Director Arrested

Posted at 5:24 PM, Jan 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-14 17:40:59-05

LAKEVIEW, Mich. – The Department of Public Works director was arrested Monday.

Gary Jensen was arrested by the Michigan State Police on charges of embezzlement.

The Lakeview Police Department and the MSP began an investigation on reported discrepancies within the Department of Public Works fleet and vehicle fuel program.

The investigation lead to a criminal investigation, which lead to Jensen’s arrest.

“I have removed Department of Public Works Director Gary Jensen from his position,” said Village of Lakeview Manager James Freed. ” His formal termination will be acted upon by the village council.”

Officials are continuing to investigate this case.