Woman charged with stealing $178,498 from her employer

A Lancaster County woman is charged with stealing $178,498.00 from her employer.  Strasburg Borough Police say 46 year old Suzane “Micki” Lutz, of Willow Street stole the money from her employer, Richard Mentzer & Sons Excavating of Strasburg.  The money was stolen over a seven year period from June 2004 through June 2011.

Lutz was arrested at her job at around noon today on Theft and Forgery charges.   After arraignment she was released on $175,000 bail.  A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.