Bondsman accused of embezzlement

Bondsman accused of embezzlement

Managers of local bonding company reported to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office that they suspected one of their bondsmen had embezzled approximately $4,600 from the company.

Documentation, including an internal audit, was obtained that supported the theft.

During the investigation, a statement was taken from Bryan Lewis Clements, 27, of Scottsboro.

Based on the statement, financial audit, and other evidence, a warrant was obtained charging Clements with theft of property.

Clements turned himself in at the DeKalb County Jail last Friday, where he later posted bond of $1,500 and was released.