Childersburg woman arrested for theft from law firm
by Chris Norwood
Jan 26, 2011 | 5820 views |  0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A former employee of the Talladega law firm Stringer, Montgomery and Montgomery has been arrested on theft of property in the first degree charges.

Merry Ann Floyd, 53, of Childersburg was arrested without incident Tuesday afternoon, according to Talladega Police Chief Alan Watson.

Floyd is accused of stealing $37,403 from her employer, attorney Jake Montgomery, between May 2007 and July 2010. Bond was set on her arrest warrant at $25,000.

The warrant was signed by Talladega County Circuit Clerk Clarence Haynes.

Talladega Police Detective Doug Whaley was the primary investigator

Theft of property in the first degree is a Class B felony in Alabama, punishable upon conviction by two to 20 years in prison.

Watson said the warrant and arrest report did not explain how Floyd took the money.