April 28–GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 55-year-old woman who police say embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Kentwood trucking company has been sentenced to six months in jail
May Beth Knapp also was ordered to complete six months of home arrest following her jail time, five years of probation, 200 hours of community service and go to counseling for gambling problems.
Knapp was operations manager for D & M Logistics and responsible for loading Comdata cards for drivers. they would then use them at truck stops to purchase fuel.
Police said Knapp loaded the cards and brought them to local truck stops where she had them cashed weekly throughout 2014, 2015 and 2016, according to a police affidavit.
In an initial police affidavit, she was accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $500,000.
She earlier pleaded to a charge of embezzlement and prosecutors agreed to dismiss other embezzlement counts at sentencing.
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