Woman arrested for embezzling $65K from local doctor's office


Web Editor - Nick Miller

BENTON, Ky - The Kentucky State Police have arrested a woman for embezzling money from a Marshall County Doctor's Office.

KSP was contacted in December of 2013 in regards to 53 year-old Sandra Hastings, of Paducah. It was discovered during the investigation that she had been taking money from the business account from February 1st, 2012 until December 13th, 2013. The amount stolen was approximately $65,000.

An arrest warrant was obtained in December and Hastings was arrested. She has been charged with theft by unlawful taking and is being lodged in the Marshall County Detention Center.

This investigation is ongoing and is being continued by the Kentucky State Police.