Embezzlement Investigation

By: Holly Wagner
By: Holly Wagner

He's accused of embezzling money from the party's bank accounts.

Fifty-seven-year-old James R. Ritzman was arrested for felony, theft by deception. Court documents say Ritzman used money from the Lancaster County Democrats checking account for his personal use.

A search warrant also states Ritzman did not have authority to use those funds.

Ritzman's arraignment is scheduled for the end of the month.


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