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Herkimer County woman accused of stealing thousands from former employer

Claus was remanded to the Herkimer County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

Posted: Mar 8, 2019 4:07 PM
Updated: Mar 8, 2019 5:03 PM

SALISBURY CENTER, N.Y. -- State police have arrested a Salisbury Center woman for stealing over $50,000 from her former employer.

Debra Claus, 51, is charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing from peter smith trucking while she worked as a secretary and book keeper.

Claus was remanded to the Herkimer County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond, and is scheduled to reappear in court at a later date.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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