COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Two Columbus women face embezzlement charges in unrelated cases.
Tonya Holmes, 42, of Columbus, was arrested on Jan. 2 and charged with embezzlement.
Police say she is accused of cashing more than one check that was not made out to her.
Police are not identifying the affected business.
In a separate case, Lauren Duke, 37, of Columbus, was arrested on Dec. 27 and charged with embezzlement under contract.
She is accused of failing to make payments on a couch and bed rented from a local business.
Police are not identifying the business.
According to police reports, the couch was valued at $1,044, and the bed was valued at $645.
Both women have been released on bail.