Okemos priest back in court on embezzlement charge

MASON, Mich (WLNS) – A 66-year-old Okemos priest who was arrested last month and charged with embezzlement was back in court today.

Rev. Jonathan Wehrle, the pastor of St. Martha Parish in Okemos, is accused of embezzling an amount of $100,000 or more.

Today he was in court for a preliminary examination.

His exam was continued until next month.

He is currently free on bond.

We welcome thoughts and comments from our viewers. We ask that everyone keep their remarks civil and respectful. Postings that contain profanity, racist, or potentially libelous remarks will be deleted. We will delete any commercial postings, as well.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s