Imperial, California - Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested 33 year old Leah Strand from Imperial, for Forgery and Embezzlement of public funds. Ms. Strand an Office Assistant with the Sheriff's Office was placed on leave after discrepancies were discovered with some civil transactions.

Investigators submitted the case to the District Attorney’s Office and an arrest warrant was issued. Ms. Strand was booked into the Imperial County Jail with bail set at $10,000 dollars.