Woman arrested in SMH theft case
According to a news release from the Michigan State Police – St. Ignace Post, Jana Chaperon was arraigned in Schoolcraft County 93rd District Court on Wednesday. Chaperon was the former director of the Woodland Meadows Assisted Living Facility, a business formerly owned by SMH. The business was sold late last year.
Chaperone resigned from that position last summer, prior to the facility’s sale.
She was charged with two felonies: one charge of embezzlement of between $50 and $100,000; and one charge of using a computer to commit a crime.
If convicted, the embezzlement charge carries a maximum penalty of up to 15 years in prison.