Ex-DMR employee charges

November 7, 2013 

Here is a list of the former Department of Marine Resources employees who have been charged as a result of an investigation into the state agency:

Name: Kerwin Jude Cuevas

Age: 47

Title with DMR: Director of Artificial Reef Bureau; retired May 15, 2013

Charges: Embezzlement (2)

Offense date(s): May 4, 2012

Total bond amount: $10,000

Booking time: 11:48 a.m.

Release time: 12:13 p.m.

Lawyer: Don Rafferty

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Name: Leslie Raye Gollott

Age: 41

Title with DMR: Administrative Assistant in Office of Coastal Resource Management and Planning; left May 2012

Charges: Embezzlement (2)

Offense date(s): April 21, 2009

Total bond amount: $10,000

Booking time: 11:10 a.m.

Release time: 11:44 a.m.

Lawyer: N/A

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Name: Jere Grant Larsen

Age: 39

Title with DMR: Geographic Information System coordinator in Office of Coastal Resource Management and planning; left June 15, 2013

Charges: Embezzlement

Offense date(s): Oct. 3, 2010

Total bond amount: $2,500

Booking time: 11:02 a.m.

Release time: 11:29 a.m.

Lawyer: N/A

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Name: Susan Lepoma Perkins

Age: 39

Title with DMR: National Heritage Area Coordinator in Office of Coastal Resource Management and Planning; left June 15, 2013

Charges: Embezzlement (2)

Offense date(s): N/A

Total bond amount: $5,000

Booking time: 12:59 p.m.

Release time: 1:31 p.m.

Lawyer: N/A

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Name: Sheila "Tina" Ann Shumate

Age: 52

Title with DMR: Director of Office of Coastal Resource Management and Planning; left Jan. 2013

Charges: Embezzlement (5), tampering with witness

Offense date(s): N/A

Total bond amount: $30,000

Booking time: 11:57 a.m.

Release time: 12:33 p.m.

Lawyer: Tim Holleman

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