Okemos priest charged with embezzlement

OKEMOS, Mich. (WLNS) – A 66-year-old Okemos priest was arrested over the weekend and charged Monday afternoon with embezzlement of $100,000 or more. He was charged in the 55th District Court.

Rev. Jonathan Wehrle was a pastor at St. Martha Parish.

He was released on a $5,000 bond earlier today. Wehrle’s next court date is set for May 25.

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