West Greenwich woman facing embezzlement charges

A West Greenwich woman will face charges of embezzlement.

State police say Maria C. Woods, 48{}stole $42,897.15 from Brigido's Fresh Market IGA in Scituate,

The investigation by the Financial Crimes Unit began in January after a review of the payroll records,{}

Woods was an employee at the business for more than 20 years.

She was released on $10,000 personal recognizance and scheduled to appear in court on July 22, 2014 for a pre-arraignment conference.

If convicted, she faces a fine of up to $50,000and up to 20 years behind bars.