Crowley woman busted for embezzlement

A Crowley Lake bookkeeper was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of embezzlement and grand theft, after a client reported that large sums of money were missing from various business and personal accounts.

Susan L. Hicks, 50, was booked at the Mono County Jail on May 2. An investigation has revealed that Hicks has at least 16 additional clients in Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding area and the Mammoth Lakes Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in identifying other potential victims of embezzlement.  

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is trying to determine if there are any other victims. Anyone who has employed Susan L. Hicks for bookkeeping services is requested to contact Detective Hornbeck at 760-934-2011 x17 or 760-914-0707 (cell) or via email at; or Officer Casabian at 760-934-2011 x0 or via email at