The felony embezzlement case against fired Shelby Police Chief Robert Wilson, 62, is scheduled for trial at the end of this month, but there is a plea offer by the prosecution on the table.

Wilson appeared in 27th Circuit Court for a pretrial hearing Monday, April 10, with his defense attorney, Timothy Hayes.

Wilson faces six felony charges, one of which is punishable by up to 15 years in prison, due to allegedly performing fraudulent vehicle inspections.

Wilson faces one count of embezzlement $50,000-$100,000, which is a 15-year felony, and five counts of motor vehicle code – false certification, each of which are punishable by up to five years in prison.

The full story can be found on the Oceana County Press website.