Lancaster Police have referred a felony

theft charge to the Grant County District

Attorney’s Office, against the former

Business Office Manager of the Grant

Regional Health Center in Lancaster.

According to Lancaster Police, hospital

administration reported a theft of money

from the hospital on July 26th.

The hospital reported there were just over

400 incidents where money was taken from

hospital accounts, just under $20,000.

The incidents occurred over a period of

three-and-a-half years.

Police say Business Officer Manager

Rachel E. Martin of Platteville resigned

from her job after admitting to some of

the thefts. Police also say their investigation

shows Martin was responsible for the thefts.

Martin will make an initial appearance

October 28th before Judge Craig Day.

It’s to face a felony charge of theft from a

business setting greater than $10.000.

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