South Walton Man Charged with Embezzling from Local Business

36 year old Wesley Allen Shelton of Santa Rosa Beach has been arrested by Walton County Sheriff’s Investigators for embezzling almost 25,000 dollars from where he worked.

Shelton was employed at Sandcastle Escapes in late April when Deputies say she developed a scheme to defraud by writing several checks to himself totaling almost $25,000 from the firms business account.

An arrest warrant was issued on Wednesday and Shelton was arrested and charged with Engaging in a Scheme to Defraud, a second degree felony, and Grand Theft over $20,000, also a second degree felony.

Shelton was booked into the Walton County Department of Corrections in DeFuniak Springs with a bond amount of $25,000.

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