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UPDATE: Former City of East Lansing employee charged with 2 felonies after ELPD investigation

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UPDATE: A woman is being charged with two felonies, embezzlement and larceny, after an East Lansing Police Department Investigation.

The Oct. 22 investigation was completed with ELPD presenting its findings to the Ingham County Prosecutor’s office. In response, the Prosecutor’s office issued a two-count felony warrant for Colter Ann Tupper.

Tupper was arraigned today Nov. 5 in the East Lansing 54 B District Court.

Her charges include Embezzlement of $1,000 to $20,000 (a five year felony) and larceny in a building (a four year felony).

A previous headline read: City of East Lansing employee charged with 2 felonies after ELPD investigation. It has been clarified to read Former City of East Lansing employee charged with 2 felonies after ELPD investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY:

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – The East Lansing Police Department is investigating an embezzlement and larceny case involving a former City of East Lansing employee.

We are currently working an embezzlement and larceny case involving a former City of East Lansing employee. The suspect is no longer an employee of the City. Upon becoming aware of the alleged crime, all information was turned over to the East Lansing Police Department. The investigation is ongoing at this time. After the conclusion of the investigation, the police will present its findings to the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office as part of a complaint and warrant request. Additional information will be released after arraignment and in conjunction with the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office so as not to jeopardize a criminal prosecution.

East Lansing Police Department statement

ORIGINAL STORY: Officials said the person is a former City of East Lansing employee and is no longer employed by the city.

“After the conclusion of the investigation, the police will present its findings to the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office as part of a complaint and warrant request,” a press release said.

The investigation is ongoing. 6 News will update this story.

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