CARMEL (CBS/AP) — Authorities say an employee of a central California golf club owned by Clint Eastwood has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling company funds.
48 year-old Neil Bentley Morton of Salinas is the manager at the Tehama Golf Club in the Carmel area.READ MORE: 15-Year-Olds Wounded In Windsor Shooting Near Michael Hill Park
The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office says Morton was arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of forgery and the theft of $33,622.READ MORE: Apple: Blindsided, Handcuffed By Trump Administration Demand For Swalwell Data
The private, invitation-only 18-hole golf course lies between Carmel Valley and the Monterey Peninsula.
Authorities say Morton was booked Saturday into the Monterey County Jail. A security officer at the club said he could not comment on Sunday, and a message left for the business office was not immediately returned.MORE NEWS: COVID Recovery: BART Increases Saturday Service; Weekend Use On The Rebound
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