Former Esky mayor charged with embezzlement

ESCANABA – The former mayor of Escanaba has been arrested for embezzling from the Escanaba Eagles Club, the Michigan State Police from the Iron Mountain Post, the investigating agency, announced today.

Leo Evans, 58, of Escanaba, was arrested Monday on one count of embezzlement $100,000 or more. The felony carries a maximum sentencing of 20 years in prison.

Read more in Wednesday’s Daily Press.