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Calaveras County Employees Arrested For Theft

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San Andreas, CA — Two employees of Calaveras County were arrested last week on charges of theft.

One week prior to that, Calaveras County investigators received information of a theft of county property.

An investigation ensued and led to the arrest of 53-year old Dave Sanders and 48-year old Lee Rhodes, both employees of the Public Works Department.

The Sheriff´s Department says both were arrested for embezzlement of property valued over $400. Sanders also had a charge of grand theft.

Both made bail shortly after their arrest.

No further information is available and the investigation is ongoing.

Written by Vanessa Turner.