Former church financial manager arrested and charged with embezzling….

May 13, 2013 – Stillwater Okla. – Dana Sue Eckhart 43 years of age,  has been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $141,000 from the UMC Stillwater, since 2009.  According to authorities, UMC Stillwater informed police that Eckhart had written unauthorized checks to herself, her husband and others from 2009 through 2012.  The church also questions hundreds of purchases by Eckhart utilizing church-issued credit card.  Dana Eckhart pleaded not guilty and is free on $50,000 bond and due in court for preliminary hearing sometime in June 2013.