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Woman arrested for alleged theft from local VFW

April 18th, 2017 - 04:00 pm

(Sequim) – A Port Angeles woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the Sequim Veteran's of Foreign War post.

29-year-old Rischelle Lea Heaton was arrested late last week. Investigators say the wrote herself nearly 10-thousand dollars in checks from the VFW's Veterans Relief Fund.

Heaton was booked into the jail for investigation of first-degree theft, more than 30 forgery counts and computer trespass

Heaton was released on bond this week and prosecutors expect to file formal charges in the case as early as today.

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