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County employee arrested on embezzlement charges


January 27, 2021

The office manager for the Linn County Planning and Building Department was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 19, on suspicion of embezzlement, Sheriff Jim Yon reported.

Sheriff’s detectives arrested Angela Renee Adams, 48, in connection to an embezzlement investigation that began when, in March of 2020, a Linn County employee told the Linn County Administrative Officer that they suspected Adams was stealing from the department.

The Linn County Administrative Officer requested a financial audit of the Planning and Building Department after receiving the complaint. The audit was concluded in Novembe...

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