Ex-employee charged with embezzlement

Published 10:53 am Friday, January 20, 2017

A former employee at The Neon Pig restaurant has been charged with embezzlement, according to the Oxford Police Department.

On Wednesday, investigators served an arrest warrant on Ashley Peeler, 35, of Aberdeen, for felony embezzlement. Peeler was employed at The Neon Pig and is being charged with embezzling more than $20,000. The business signed charges against Peeler.

Peeler was taken to the Lafayette County Detention Center where he was booked on a $10,000 bond.

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