Recycling Company Employee Arrested For Embezzlement

An investigation by the Wayne and Johnston County Sheriff Departments has resulted in the arrest of a recycling company employee.

Sherry Martin Waltson was an employee at Goldsboro Metal Recycling.  She reportedly made fraudulent transaction to benefit others.  In one incident, Walston reportedly overcharged the company for about 2,000 pounds of metal.   Wayne County Sheriff Detective Captain Shawn Harris said the company is still compiling numbers on the total amount of money allegedly taken.  Detective Harris said the crimes occurred over a three month period.

Waltson, 55, of Dudley, was charged with a single felony count of embezzlement then released on an unsecured $1,500 bond.