A woman from Banner Elk was arrested by the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office for embezzlement and financial card fraud.

The Watauga Democrat reports 37-year-old Lacey Dawn Hicks allegedly used over $13,000 of funds from her former employer, Corbin Builders and Development in Boone.

According to the report, Hicks converted the funds for her own use from July through December of last year. She was also accused of using a credit card belonging to the business. 

Hicks was issued a $3,000 bond and is set to appear in court this Friday, April 12th.