GILROY—A Gilroy woman accused of swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from people sending money to families in Mexico was arrested and charged this week with 14 felonies.
Jorge Briones, the former Morgan Hill Downtown Association executive director who is accused of embezzling funds from the nonprofit organization, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday, Dec. 21 at the South County Courthouse in Morgan Hill, according to authorities.
During the weekend, Gilroy police responded to reports of burglaries and embezzlement. Here are a few events:
Three weeks after the Garlic Festival reported $18,000 in cash missing from their ticket booth, the alleged embezzlement continues to be actively investigated by Gilroy Police.