61-Year-Old Woman Accused of Stealing $250,000 over 30 Year Career at ATB
Stony Plain/Spruce Grove/Enoch RCMP have charged a local woman who was accused of stealing more than $250,000 from her former employer, the Alberta Treasury Branch, after a detailed investigation led by the Serious Crimes Branch of the local RCMP.
Joyce Melody Gogerla, 61, has been charged with one count of fraud over $5000.00. The investigation began in 2016 following reported irregularities by ATB in their banking activity. Gogerla worked as a loans officer for ATB over the last 30 years, and the total theft amount is estimated to be over $250,000.
Gogerla’s first court appearance in Stony Plain is June 26, 2017 at 9:30am.
Wolverines, Town Approaching SSC Expansion; Town Eyes 2022 For Third Rink
Popping up on Tuesday’s Whitecourt council agenda was the town’s 20 year plan. Within it, was the first significant reference to a third arena.
$8 million is set aside in 2022 to build a new facility. The timing of the rink may change based on the town’s needs.
Mayor Maryann Chichak on looking at a third frozen pond.
The Whitecourt Wolverines proposal for a $750,000 dressing room addition on the Scott Safety Centre also appears to be going forward.
The project would be entirely funded by Owner Brent Stark, with $500,000 being given in a loan that the team would pay back over 10 years.
More will be known in the next few weeks on when construction will begin.