Embezzlement trial pushed back to May

Garrett Neese/Daily Mining Gazette File photo Sasha Anderson is seen at her January 2016 prelimniary hearing in 97th District Court on embezzlement charges involving a South Range bar where she worked. Her trial on the charges has been delayed until May.

HOUGHTON — A South Range woman’s trial on a charge of committing a larceny at the bar where she worked has been pushed back to May.

Sasha Anderson, 37, told police in December 2015 a man stole a large amount of money from the bar at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in South Range while she was working.

Another suspect in the case, Clinton Jarriel, 37, is still being sought for arrest.

Anderson is charged with embezzlement of $10,000 or more but less than $20,000, a 10-year felony; larceny of $1,000 or more but less than $20,000, a five-year felony; and filing a false report, a four-year felony.

Anderson’s trial had been scheduled as a backup Thursday and Friday. It is now scheduled for May 3 and 4.