Farmersburg Woman Arrested After Stealing From Employer

(VIGO CO.) – A Farmersburg woman was arrested after she allegedly stole moer then $50,000 from her employer.

Indiana State Police began an investigation into a woman, who once operated as the controller of finances for Burger Chrysler Jeep of Terre Haute.

Investigators say 53-year-old Cecia Copeland, of Farmersburg, was employed by Burger Chrysler Jeep from February of 2014 through December of 2019.

During her duties as the controller, she allegedly was writing checks and forging sale documents to benefit herself.

After reviewing the investigation, the Vigo County Prosecutor’s Office issued a summons for Copeland to appear in Vigo County’s Division 3 Court on November 13, 2020 at 10 a.m., for an initial hearing on felony charges of theft, forgery and fraud.