Bridgton woman accused of stealing $23,000 from employer

Posted Jan. 11, 2011, at 4:42 p.m.

BRIDGTON, Maine — A 47-year-old Bridgton woman has been arrested on charges of stealing more than $23,000 from her New Hampshire employer.

WMTW-TV says Cheryl Graves was arrested at her home Tuesday and charged with unauthorized taking.

Police say she is accused of stealing the money from the business checking account of Hanson Excavating in Conway, N.H., between 2004 and 2007 while she was a bookkeeper.

Graves is free on bail.