Update Wednesday at 4:18 p.m.: A second former Carrboro town government employee, Kevin Lamar Wright, was arrested and served a summons in relation to the ongoing embezzlement case. He was arrested on Monday morning, and his trial is on Nov. 19.
A former Town of Carrboro employee was served a summons by the Town of Carrboro Police Department on Oct. 30 for four counts of embezzlement and three counts of common law forgery.
Christopher Cates, 59, was the public works superintendent for the town until he resigned on Oct. 24.
Capt. Chris Atack said the Carrboro Police Department opened an investigation on Oct. 17 after receiving an anonymous tip, which revealed that Cates may have been using town funds incorrectly.