PRESS RELEASE
City of Woodland Public Safety
1000 Lincoln Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530-661-7800
Fax: 530-662-5377


10/22/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #WDP10-005845
Subject :

WOODLAND RESIDENT ARRESTED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT
Contact :Anthony Cucchi, Lieutenant, Woodland Police Department    530-661-7816
    anthony.cucchi@cityofwoodland.org

Woodland Police Department conducted an investigation and audit of the Woodland City Employees Association (WCEA) bank records which revealed over $36,000 had been taken from the account fraudulently between 2009 and 2012. Detectives learned that Ronald Scott, a 55 year old Woodland resident, was serving as a Treasurer during this time period.

 On October 21, 2013, Woodland Police Detectives arrested Scott on probable cause for one count of 503 PC, Embezzlement. Scott was booked into the Yolo County Jail where he was held on $20,000.00 bail. The WCEA is funded by employee contributions and not actual public funds.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to telephone the Woodland Police Department at (530) 661-7800 or (530) 666-2411. Callers can remain anonymous.





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