Arrest made in $1 million Lodi embezzlement

County officials have made an arrest relating to the embezzlement of nearly $1 million from a Lodi business.

Debra Veronica Adams is currently in custody in Placer County in connection with embezzlement from 3-D Electrical Contractors of Lodi, Inc., according to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office. She is being held in a Placer County Jail on bail of $1 million.

Two employees of 3-D Electrical Contractors of Lodi, Inc. allegedly stole $916,756.52 from their employer by writing checks to themselves and disguising it on the books, according to the criminal complaint filed at the Lodi branch court. The checks were entered in the books of the company as being vendor payments, the complaint said. Read More