A Poteau woman has been charged with embezzlement after a local store reported more than $1,000 missing.
Jewell Pauline Bowles, 31, of Poteau, is accused of taking a stolen credit card valued at $400 along with $1040 cash over a two week period from her employer, EZ Mart in Poteau.
Investigators said Bowles admitted to taking the alleged amounts but it is $200 less than the store reported missing.
A special meeting of the LeFlore County Emergency Medical Services board has been scheduled for Monday Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held in the conference room located at 1215 S. Broadway in Poteau.
The meeting has been scheduled to discuss and possibly vote on awarding previously received radio bids.
The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics Is in Poteau holding an OBN education day at the Donald W. Reynolds Center today. More than 70 people from local law enforcement, city and county leaders as well as media are in attendance learning about the importance of the agency and the mission they have with regard to the eradication of illegal narcotics in the state of Oklahoma.