Trial Date Set for Fraud Investigator Charged with Theft
St. James -
A trial date is set in Watonwan County for a county fraud investigator accused of theft.
Jeffrey Edward Matthews was charged with theft and misconduct back in August.
At his arraignment , the judge set aside March 13 and 14 of next year for trial, with a pre-trial hearing set for March 3rd.
The criminal complaint alleges that Matthews would only be at work for a short period of time and then would leave on non-work related activity, costing the county more than 16-hundred dollars in wages.