FARMINGTON — A local woman faces charges of embezzling more than $14,000 from her employer.

Shannon Strunk, 44, is charged with third-degree felony embezzlement for allegedly taking cash from ABC Concrete and two property management companies, Apache Properties and Desert Properties Co., owned by Doug and Waunita Murray.

A preliminary hearing is set for 10 a.m. Thursday.

Strunk is represented by attorney H. Steven Murphy of Farmington.

“We look forward to the evidence against Ms. Strunk and getting this matter resolved as quickly as possible,” he said.

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