Embezzlement Discovered at United Regional

A former United Regional employee has been charged with embezzlement, after supervisors say they discovered several checks that had gone missing.

The checks eventually turned up, made out to employee Candace Ann Lloyd. Lloyd worked as an assistant in the hospital's Pastoral Care Department.

Wichita Falls Police were called after two supervisors had conducted an audit that revealed more than $52,000 of forged and unauthorized checks. Police say on September 23


, they arrested Lloyd, who investigators say admitted to taking the money.

Lloyd is charged with Theft Over $20,000/ Under $100,000, and has since bonded out of jail.