• Police charge former school employee with embezzlement


    IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. - Police charged a former public information officer for Iredell-Statesville schools accused of stealing money.

    Melissa Creason was charged with embezzlement and obtaining property by false pretenses.

    Investigators said the criminal activity stemmed over a seven-year period.

    They said Creason took travel funds and stole school property.

    She remains in jail on a $30,000 bond.

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