Ridgeley woman accused of stealing $1.6M from Garrett business

Mindy Renae Moorehead

OAKLAND — A West Virginia woman is awaiting trial after she was accused of stealing nearly $1.6 million from a Garrett County business, according to the Office of Garrett County State’s Attorney Lisa Thayer Welch.

Mindy Renae Moorehead, 39, of Ridgeley, was charged with three counts of theft scheme more than $100,000, according to Maryland court documents.

The charges were filed after investigation of evidence presented by representatives of Bill’s Marine Service, where Moorehead had been employed, Welch said. A Linked In page listed Moorehead as the company's controller.

Moorehead was served an arrest warrant Jan. 2. She posted $25,000 bond Jan. 6 for her pre-trial release, pending trial in Garrett County Circuit Court.

Court records indicated the alleged thefts occurred over a nine-year period starting in Feb. 2010.

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