Special Agents from the State Auditor’s Office and Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) Enforcement arrested former MDOT employees, Clyde Poole, Jr., 28, of Batesville; Connie Shegog, 30, of Batesville; and Torrie Willey, 36, of Batesville, after they were each indicted on one count of embezzlement by a Panola County Grand Jury.
In addition to today’s arrests, Poole was issued a demand in the amount of $1,394.51, Shegog was issued a demand in the amount of $12,751.02, and Willey was issued a demand in the amount of $101.36.
The Auditor’s Office received a complaint from MDOT that there were individuals misusing the Fuelman cards. The investigation shows that Poole and Shegog were using MDOT Fuelman cards to purchase fuel for semi-truck drivers. Often times, Shegog used his Fuelman card to purchase gas for a privately owned semi-truck and then collect cash from the truck’s driver. In addition to purchasing fuel for…
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