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DEVELOPING: Kootenai County Investigating Possible Embezzlement

COEUR d' ALENE, Idaho - Kootenai County officials say the county's recently retired chief deputy clerk is being investigated for embezzlement. Sandy Martinson has worked for the county for 35 years. Most recently as chief deputy clerk.

Officials say a routine review of office records after Martinson's retirement last month revealed irregularities that led them to notify police. It has been determined there is $138,905 missing from Kootenai County funds between January of 2000 to October 31st of 2010.

The Bonner County Prosecutor's office is now handling the case and will determine if any charges are to be filed.

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