Former county employee has first court appearance

Aug. 25, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

The former Vance County employee charged with more than 100 felony forgery charges appeared in court for the first time Monday.

Christa Harris Reavis, 41, of 94 Oak Forest Drive, Henderson, was arrested Aug. 19 on 49 counts of forgery and counterfeiting and 78 counts of uttering forged instrument.

Attorney Mike Rogers is representing her.

Her next court date is scheduled for Sept. 15.

She was arrested Aug. 8 on one count of embezzlement and one count of possessing stolen property after allegedly stealing more than $300,000 while she worked in the county finance office.

Reavis is also charged with felony larceny stemming from the 2009 disappearance of $7,854.65 cash and $52,752.96 in checks.

She was released on $115,000 bond.