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KSP Arrests Former Water District Employee for Theft

Date of News Release: 4/15/2017

SALEM, KY (April 13, 2017) – Kentucky State Police arrested Kimberly Giltz-Black, age 53, of Marion, KY, on Thursday, April 13, 2017, on a felony theft charge. The arrest resulted from an investigation into a reported theft from the Crittenden-Livingston County Water District.

The investigation has shown a former employee, Kimberly Giltz-Black, had stolen nearly $9,700 by manipulating customer payments. All stolen funds have been accounted for and the majority of the stolen money has been recovered. The investigation has also shown no customer accounts have been adversely affected by this theft.

Giltz-Black was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking, over $500 but less than $10,000 (Class D Felony) and was lodged in the McCracken County Detention Center.

KSP was assisted during the investigation by the Crittenden-Livingston County Water District.

The investigation is continuing by Detective Michael Robichaud. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

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