• Woman who embezzled funds from Cherryville to be sentenced


    CHERRYVILLE, N.C. - The woman who embezzled more than $435,000 from the town of Cherryville is facing a judge.
    Bonnie Alexander was led into the federal courthouse for a sentencing hearing.
    Alexander pleaded guilty in January 2013 to embezzling city funds while she was employed as the town’s finance director.
    Eyewitness News has a crew in the courtroom and will have the latest on the sentencing hearing at 5 p.m.

    Read our past coverage:

    Former Cherryville police chief pleads guilty to embezzlement

    Former Cherryville finance director admits to embezzlement

    New developments in joint state, federal investigation in Cherryville

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