Other Local Embezzlement Cases

Tina Mitchell embezzled $856,126 from five local homeowners associations between 2006 and 2009 while she worked as an association representative for Montgomery Management Associates. She pleaded guilty in February 2010 to three counts of money laundering of more than $100,000; one count of money laundering between $20,000 and $100,000; two counts of grand theft over $100,000; and three counts of grand theft between $20,000 and $100,000. She was sentenced to 30 years in state prison followed by 30 years probation.
—Manley stole $164,000— 20% of what Mitchell did.

Cathy Lister steals over $1 million from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. She is sentenced to 15 years in prison, 10 years probation.

Dana Adkison, who worked for Santa Rosa County tax collector, was convicted on grand theft and unlawful transaction charges for stealing over $100,000 in tax payments.
She got a suspended sentence, but recently an the appellate court found there to be no pressing need for restitution and that her crime was a complex scheme that lasted nearly two years. The court reinstated her 4 1/2 year sentence.

John Wyche was sentenced to 75 months for racketeering and misuse of government funds totaling $750,000.