Birmingham Water Works Board chairwoman arrested
From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM –Sherry Lewis, the president and chairwoman of the Birmingham Water Works Board has been arrested and charged with embezzlement, according to Jefferson County jail records.
Bond was set at $30,000.
The arrest is believed to be in connection to a grand jury investigation of the Birmingham Water works Board currently underway.
Joy Patterson of the Alabama Attorney General’s Office said the AG had not released a statement as of Wednesday afternoon.
Lewis’ attorney Brett Bloomston issued a statement saying Lewis is innocent of the charges returned against her.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.