West Bend Man Sentenced On Embezzlement Charge

A 19-year-old West Bend man has been sentenced to a year in jail and five years probation on embezzlement and attempted burglary charges. Alexander Deaton was sentenced in Washington County Court. While working at a Pick ‘n Save store he generated fake returns and pocketed the cash or took gift cards. While out on bond for that case he tried to break into another business. He has been ordered to pay about $30,000 in restitution.