UPDATE: Woman to serve 90 days for dental embezzlement

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UPDATED 11:12 a.m.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A woman who embezzled over $100,000 has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.

Cheryl Callies had much of her sentence suspended Monday and now will only need to serve 90 days in the county jail.

Callies was a long time bookkeeper who worked for two Sioux Falls dental offices in the same location — 10th Street Dental which used to be Montoya Dental Office. Callies will also have to pay back over $105,000 in restitution.

KELOLAND’s Sarah McDonald was in the courtroom Monday, she’s putting together coverage from Monday’s sentencing including reaction from Thomas Montoya, the man Callies worked for for nearly 45 years.

6:55 a.m.

A long time bookkeeper, who worked for two Sioux Falls dental offices, is set to be sentenced Monday morning on embezzlement charges.

We first brought you details on this case in November of last year.

Cheryl Callies was accused of embezzling more than $100,000 over the course of seven years. She had worked for two dental offices in the same location. 

10th Street Dental which used to be Montoya Dental Office, before owner Thomas Montoya sold it in February 2018.

Callies is scheduled to appear in court Monday for a sentencing hearing.

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