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Scott Harvey Wheeler. Photo courtesy of Boone Police Department.

Originally published: 2013-01-18 13:10:38
Last modified: 2013-01-18 13:43:03

Book store manager charged with embezzlement

by Staff Reports

Police have arrested the former manager of Black Bear Books following allegations that he used business funds for personal use.

Scott Harvey Wheeler was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of felony embezzlement, according to police.

Investigators and accountants are still working to determine how much money is missing from the business, said Detective Kat Brackenridge of the Boone Police Department.

Wheeler had been employed with the store since 2009, she said.

Wheeler was issued a $15,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 26.