ELKO — Dana R. Monroe, 50, of Spring Creek was arrested Monday at the Elko County Jail on a warrant charging her with embezzling more than $26,000 from Elko trucking and concrete companies.

Monroe was charged in an August complaint with embezzling money from Vega Construction and Trucking and from Humboldt Vega LLC. She is accused of accepting more than three dozen cash payments on behalf of the company and keeping the money for her own purposes.

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Six counts of embezzlement exceed $3,500 while a seventh count is for between $650 and $3,500. Most of the alleged thefts are from April 2015 through July 2016.

Monroe’s bail was set at $130,000.


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