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Former employee charged with embezzlement

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Michelle Denton. Image source: Gulfport Police Department. Michelle Denton. Image source: Gulfport Police Department.
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

A former employee at a Gulfport law firm faces charges of embezzlement, according to Gulfport police.

Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania said 45-year-old Michelle Denton of Gulfport is accused of stealing an undisclosed amount of money from Sheehan and Johnson, PLLC while she was employed at the firm.

She was arrested and transported to the Harrison County Adult Detention Center and is being held on a $20,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Brandon Ladner.

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