Humboldt woman charged in felony theft

A Humboldt woman is facing numerous felony criminal charges relating to thefts that occurred over several years, according to charges brought by the Humboldt County Attorney’s Office, following a six-month investigation by the Humboldt Police Department. Krissy M. Johnson, 35, Humboldt, is charged with seven counts of fraudulent practices in the first degree, seven counts of theft in the first degree and one count of ongoing criminal conduct. The fraudulent practices and theft charges are class C felonies and the ongoing criminal conduct charge is a class B felony. If found guilty, a class C felony is punishable by a prison sentence of up to 10 years and a fine of $1,000 to $10,000. A class B felony is punishable by up to 25 years in prison. Johnson is accused of embezzling funds from CJC Mechanical Solutions of Humboldt. Johnson served as the office manager for the local mechanical contractor for several years. To read the details of this story pick up a copy of the March 5 edition of The Humboldt Independent. Better yet, get every issue delivered to you either by mail or electronically by clicking on the "Subscribe" link at the top of this page.

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