A Herkimer County has been arrested for allegedly stealing over $16,000 from her former employer, State Police say.
According to State Police, 51-year-old Debra Claus was a former secretary and bookkeeper for Peter Smith Trucking when she allegedly stole $50,000 from them.
Troopers say she cashed business checks and deposited them into her personal account.
Claus was sent to the Herkimer County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,0000 bond.
The investigation is still ongoing.