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Jasper County clerk arrested on embezzlement charges

JASPER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Jasper County deputy clerk has been arrested on embezzlement charges.

Authorities arrested Rosie Arrington, 57, for allegedly taken an undisclosed amount of money for the Jasper County Chancery Clerks Office.

Arrington has been a deputy clerk in the chancery clerks office for approximately six years. Authorities say during their investigation they learned that Arrington allegedly started taking money earlier this year.

Investigators wouldn't say exactly how much money Arrington embezzled, but did say she has confessed to the crime.

Arrington is out on a $5,000 bond. If convicted she can face up to 20 years behind bars.

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