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Woman charged for embezzling more than $10,000 from youth softball organization

A 44-year-old woman has been charged with embezzling more than $10,000 from a youth softball organization on December, 6th.
Heather Paez
Heather Paez

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - A 44-year-old woman has been charged with embezzling more than $10,000 from a youth softball organization on December, 6th.

According to court documents, Heather Paez of Scottsbluff worked for the Broadway Bombers as their treasurer. Board members were concerned over one of the bank accounts missing thousands of dollars.

Court documents stated that the bank statements were reviewed and revealed various personal charges found within a two-year timeframe of December 2020 and September 2022 while Paez was treasurer. The amount of funds taken during this time amounted to $10,772.87.

A signed warrant was issued and executed by the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff’s Office. Heather Paez was booked into the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center at 9:30 p.m.

Paez faces a Class IIA felony of theft of property valued at $5,000 or more. She posted bail and is awaiting her next court date. The date has not yet been released.