Booneville woman accused of embezzling from water association

Janet Lynn Patton | Photo: Prentiss County Sheriff's Department

A Booneville woman allegedly took more than $40,000 from the New Candler Water Association.

Posted: Apr 24, 2019 2:03 PM

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A woman is accused of embezzling more than $40,000 from a water association.

Janet Lynn Patton, 54, of Booneville, was arrested on April 17 after officials at the New Candler Water Association signed an affidavit, according to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar.

She is accused of taking $40,268.04 from the water association.

A Prentiss County grand jury will hear the case at a later date.

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