Former Circuit Court Employee Turns Herself in to State Police

June 5, 2014

Virginia State Police have charged 43-year-old Dayna Awkard with one count of embezzlement.

Awkard turned herself in to the State Police Thursday morning.

It is believed she took nearly $14,000 by pocketing cash from civil matters including divorces and name changes.

Awkard could face 20 years in prison if she is found guilty.

She will have another court appearance July 11th.

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