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Rialto Unified School District accountant accused of stealing

Judy Oakes is shown in this undated file photo. Oakes, an accountant for the Rialto Unified School District, is accused of stealing thousands from the district.

August 9, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An accountant for the Rialto Unified School District could be formally charged Friday for embezzlement.

Police arrested 48-year-old Judy Oakes on suspicion of burglary, embezzlement and grand theft.

Police say she stole thousands of dollars from the district.

Oakes apparently had a large amount of cash with her and police say they found more at her home.

Police say the district notified them after a banking discrepancy was discovered.

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