June 25, 2011 by wcobserver
COUNTY – Martha Hill, 57, of Greenland entered a not-guilty plea in Washington County Court on June 1. Hill was arrested on May 2 on felony charges she embezzled money from her employer, Beaver Lake Concrete in Springdale. A Springdale police report stated that Hill had confessed to stealing more than $50,000 over a 15-year period and that Beaver Lake Concrete had provided documentation for up to $100,000 in losses. Hill served as the company’s Accounts Receivable Collector. According to court documents, she retained cash receipts of the business for her own benefit and concealed the theft by altering bills of lading and kiting receipts. Hill’s trial date has been set for Aug. 1; she will appear in Judge Williams Storey’s court.