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    Clerk & Recorder
    P.O. Box 537
    500 Broadway, Suite 101
    Eagle, Colorado  81631

Former county employee under investigation for embezzlement

Contact: Jill Sarmo, Public Information Officer, Office of the District Attorney - Fifth Judicial District, 303-981-6449

Teak Simonton, Eagle County Clerk & Recorder, 970-471-2949

Sept. 12, 2014 - On Friday, Sept. 5, a search warrant was served at a residence in Gypsum belonging to Brenda Wright. Wright is a former employee of the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, whose employment with the county was terminated on Aug. 6.

The search warrant was executed in connection with an on-going investigation by the Eagle Police Department, with assistance from the District Attorney's office, regarding a theft of funds from the County Clerk's Office.

Eagle County Clerk Teak Simonton reported the incident to police after discovering a discrepancy in motor vehicle accounting.

No arrests have been made nor charges filed. As the investigation is ongoing, no additional information is currently available.

Please note that any suspect is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.