Richland County Treasurer employee charged with theft in office


By Zach Jones



Butler resident Jennifer Adams, 39, has been indited on charges of theft in office, tampering with records and six counts of passing bad checks while working as an employee of the Richland County Treasurer’s office.

Adams wrote bad checks addressed to the treasurer’s office six times during her employment from 2008 to 2015.

Theft in office and tampering with records are third-degree felonies; while passing bad checks are fifth-degree felonies.

By Zach Jones