Kalamazoo Co. Sheriff employee fired on embezzlement allegations

Posted at 1:05 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 15:13:10-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Kalamazoo County Sheriff says a staff member was fired last month after Michigan State Police started an investigation into possible criminal activity.

Sheriff Richard Fuller fired the employee on May 31, a day after completed an administrative investigation into the situation, according to a release issued by the department. Investigators say they discovered that a staff member had been involved in possible criminal activity on May 23 and contacted Michigan State Police to investigate.

Michigan State Police say they are investigating an employee with the sheriff’s department on allegations of embezzlement. The results of the investigation will be handed over to the prosecutor’s office for possible charges.