Upshur woman charged with embezzlement

A French Creek woman remains behind bars at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in lieu of a $10,000 bond after being arrested on an embezzlement charge.

According to the complaint filed in Upshur County Magistrate Court, Kayla Bennett, 23, of Route 2, Box 293A, was charged with embezzlement after an estimated $1,755 from the previous night’s receipts of the Question Mark Bar in French Creek where she was employed was reported missing to the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department.

The incident allegedly took place on May 17, according to the complaint.