City Employee Accused Of Embezzling Copper

Another Washington employee is accused of embezzling from the city.

Stephen Rose is charged with felony larceny by employee and felony obtaining property by false pretense. Court records say the 33-year-old Rose is accused of embezzling copper wire from the city.

City officials say Rose is an engineering technician with the electric department. He's been with the city since October 2007.

Washington police say he was arrested Thursday and while additional charges may result, no other city employees are believed to be involved. Rose has been released on $5,000 bond.

In November of 2009, an inventory control assistant was also accused of embezzling city property.


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  • by Bill Location: Washington on Jan 28, 2011 at 07:08 PM
    Wow...Another city employee thief!! Here comes another Washington Utility RATE increase. Makes you wonder how many others have sticky fingers. Our city seems to be out of control.
  • by Mike Location: Washington on Jan 26, 2011 at 07:04 PM
    Does anyone know what happened to the previous CITY employee who stole metal? Any jail time?
  • by fred on Jan 26, 2011 at 08:09 AM
    i bet yall he dont spend any time in jail i got 5 on it............lol
  • by xxxxx on Jan 26, 2011 at 07:46 AM
    5,000 dollar bond that is all!!!!!that is a slip on the wrist he stolded over 5,000 his bond should be more then what he stolded..
  • by xxxxxxx on Jan 26, 2011 at 07:33 AM
    put his picture on ur wall T & D america most wanted!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by xxxxx on Jan 26, 2011 at 07:30 AM
    the goldin boy who can do no wrong and tell on everybody i guess somebody told on u dont feel good do it??????
  • by steve on Jan 26, 2011 at 07:23 AM
    its funny when it happens to somebody else but when it happens to u stephen it anit so funny now is it???????!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by steve on Jan 26, 2011 at 07:03 AM
    that is why our light bills is so high we have to pay for the city employee stealing every thing out there im pertty sure that if they look in the rest of their houses they would fine a lot of city stuff
  • by Jesus is the Answer Location: enc on Jan 17, 2011 at 12:52 PM
    For all races - We must seek to live the law in love, not in judgment of how others are failing to live it.
  • by Amazed Location: WITN viewing area on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:38 AM
    Penny there are plenty of wrong is wrong comments posted here. What really stands out now is your lame attempt to inject race where race isn't relevant in any way, except maybe in your distorted mind.
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