Police: Band booster club president embezzled more than $2,000

Juan Carlo Cobar. Image source: D'Iberville Police Department.
Juan Carlo Cobar. Image source: D'Iberville Police Department.

D'IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) - Officials with the D'Iberville Police Department tell us a former President of the D'Iberville High School Band Booster Club was arrested on Wednesday and charged with embezzlement.

Police Chief Wayne Payne said Juan Carlo Cobar, 41, was arrested after an investigation revealed that he had embezzled more than $2,000 from the booster club over the past year. Lt. Terry Hines said Cobar was President of the booster club at the time of the embezzlement.

Hines said Cobar is being held at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center on a $25,000 bond.

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