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Former Booneville employee charged with embezzlement

Mitzi Gale Stennett | Photo: Prentiss County Sheriff's Department

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar identifies the former employee as Mitzi Gale Stennett, 47, of Booneville.

Posted: Nov. 8, 2018 11:13 AM
Updated: Nov. 9, 2018 9:20 AM

Update 11/08/18 4:14 p.m.

Stennett is accused of embezzling more than $120,000 during the course of seven months.

See the original post below. 

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A former Booneville utility employee has been arrested for embezzlement.

Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar identifies the former employee as Mitzi Gale Stennett, 47, of Booneville.

He says Stennett was an employee at the Booneville Gas and Water Department at the time the alleged incident occurred.

Her bond was set at $250,000.

The case will be presented to a Prentiss County grand jury.

This is a developing story.

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