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Arlington woman charged with embezzlement

ARLINGTON, Ga. — A Calhoun County woman has been charged with 28 counts of theft-related offenses, say officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in Sylvester.

According to Mark Pro, assistant special agent with the GBI, Lisa Mike, 34, was arrested around noon Friday at her home on Greenleaf Avenue in Arlington and transported to the Calhoun County Jail.

Pro said that Mike was a bookkeeper for Calhoun County schools and the alleged thefts were discovered by an internal audit within the system. Specific charges and amounts of the alleged thefts were not disclosed.