Lincoln County Sheriffs Arrest Dept. Employee

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TROY, MO. (KTVI) – Lincoln County Sheriff Cottle announced Friday, that one his departments employees, Helen Diane Mershon, was arrested for embezzling.  Ms. Mershon is alledge to have stolen an undetermined amount of funds from the department over a number of years.

The department has put in place new measures to prevent this in the future.

Mershon has been charged with Theft/Stealing of $25,000 or more.  She is being held in the Lincoln County jail on $75,000 cash only bond.