Audit reports for the 2013 and 2014 fiscal years have been released for the Webster Parish Coroner’s Office, and following the arrest of former deputy coroner Glenda Lewis, additional findings were revealed.
On Aug. 24, 2015, Lewis was arrested for felony theft and malfeasance in office. Webster Parish Sheriff’s investigators discovered $2,650 was overbilled for services and $1,012.50 was overbilled or double billed for mileage to jurisdictions in the parish, all of which was paid to the coroner’s office, according to the 2013 report’s supplemental information.
“Ms. Lewis was personally reimbursed approximately $3,547.35 by a private employer for mileage reimbursements, while she