Woman accused of embezzling money from Williamsburg business


Undated photo of Shanelle West provided by the Williamsburg Police Department.

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — Police say they have taken a woman into custody, accused of embezzling money from a business in Williamsburg.

Williamsburg police posted to Facebook Thursday that Shanelle West, of Newport News, was wanted on felony charges of embezzlement.

Police said more than $1,000 was embezzled from a business in the 1600 block of Richmond Road between June 5 and Aug. 1. Police did not name the business.

After issuing the appeal to the public to help find West, police say she turned herself in to authorities.

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