Charlottesville Police Charge Two with Embezzlement
Sept. 17, 2014
On Monday, Sept. 15, Special Prosecutor Anthony Martin authorized the Charlottesville Police Department to obtain criminal charges for Sheri Iachetta Owen and Bettye Stephanie Commander for misuse of public assets and embezzlement.
On Wednesday, Sept 17, Sheri Iachetta Owen turned herself into Charlottesville Police.
Owen was charged with four felony counts of misuse of public funds in violation of Section 18.2-112 of the Code of Virginia; and two felony counts of misuse of public assets in violation of Section 18.2-112.1 of the Code of Virginia.
Commander also turned herself into police today. Commander was charged with four felony counts of embezzlement in violation of Section 18.2-111 of the Code of Virginia.
Owen and Commander were both released on unsecured personal recognizance bonds.
Officials say the investigation is ongoing.
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